The first event to celebrate 10 years of Sotones is coming round!
On the 9th of September come and join Etao Shin, Avital Raz, Granfalloon and Lonely Joe Parker at Roll for the Soul in Bristol.
Tickets available from We Got Tickets.
“intriguing melodies… highly alluring.”
– Q Magazine.com
“Stream of conscious lyrics.. like a late night busker serenading the drunks…for the indie kid in your life.”
– Clash Music
Etao Shin is a weird rock / queerwave band from Bristol via Southampton. They play unconventional songs with improvised jams with comparisons to Cardiacs, Talking Heads, The Fall and Tune-Yards.
Etao Shin stands for ‘Etao, The Acronym Of Shin, Has Infinite Nesting’.
Granfalloon is the musical moniker of Manchester based songwriter Richard Lomax. Lomax mixes elements of electronics and delicate acoustic guitar, through a lens of lo-fi, folk & psych. Granfalloon is currently touring his debut album: granfalloonmusic.com/dtfd
‘Music that wouldn’t sound out of place in a Wes Anderson film’
– Drunken Werewolf
FFO: Bill Callahan, Love, Scott Walker, and Omnichords
Jerusalem born singer songwriter Avital Raz is a strikingly original and fearless artist with a compelling ability to take the listener down dark and dirty lyrical pathways.
This years release ‘The Fallen Angel’s Unravelling Descent’ (Sotones Record) was called
‘a genuinely original musical statement, full of wise, exotic and gleefully mordant songs that manage to be simultaneously challenging and melodic…’
by Folk Radio UK.
After completing a vocal performance and classical composition degree in Israel, She moved to India where she studied the ancient art of Dhrupad singing for six years under Prof. Ritwik Sanyal. Difficult to pin down Avital carreers through Western and Eastern passages and emerges as a distinctive voice. Funny at times, always feisty and possibly even a bit bonkers – The Scotland Herald said of her:
‘It is likely to be one of the most compelling things you’ll hear all year.’