Today Sweden’s I Break Horses announces a new EP of Remixes from its second album, Chiaroscuro, due April 15, featuring remixes from The Field, Tim Gane of Stereolab, Clarence Clarity, East India Youth,Read More
Stockholm, Sweden-based duo I Break Horses reenergize their shoegaze and dream pop influences, adding buzzing synthesizer to layers of distorted guitar and gauzy, majestic vocals. Fredrik Balck (Strip Music), who handles instrumental duties, and singer Maria Lindén (Blackstrap), met in 2008 under unusual circumstances: both self-professed hypochondriacs, they regularly visited the same online medical forum and discovered they shared friends as well as a passion for playing music. For the next three years the pair gathered ideas and recorded their debut record. Hearts, released on Bella Union in 2011, found the duo using their curious origin as inspiration, thematically addressing the fragility of life and sonically incorporating elements such as pulse-like drum beats.
oday Sweden’s I Break Horses shares a new music video for “You Burn” (directed by David Dean Burkhart) in anticipation for its second album, Chiaroscuro, which is due next week via Bella Union / PIAS. Expect a North American tour in late Spring. I BREAK HORSES is the musical project led by Maria Lindén. From her Stockholm base,Read More
Imagine if you will, a sporting event captured in slow motion, be it a last gasp cup winning goal, a photo finish at the Olympics or a multi-car pile-up during NASCAR, such a visual feast will need the appropriate soundtrack. Sonically something epic would have to fit the bill, a soundbite that would bring such a spectacle to life. The aural hum of I Break Horses’ sophomore LP, Chiaroscuro,Read More
I BREAK HORSES is the musical project led by Maria Lindén. From her Stockholm base, the Swedish artist delivered an extraordinary debut album in the shape of Hearts, released by Bella Union in August 2011. Forward two years,Read More
With their second album due in early 2014, Maria Lindén aka I BREAK HORSES has just unveiled an incredible video for new single “Faith.” With its hypnotic beats and swirling synths, “Faith” signals the more electronic, dance-oriented direction of I Break Horses’,Read More
“Denial” and a special remix courtesy of the rather excellent RxGibbs will be released on a highly limited edition white label / white vinyl 12″ vinyl on July 13 for the UK’s Independent Label Market held in London’s Spitalfields Market.Read More