[News] Sonic Jesus - The Klas

Sonic Jesus - The Klas
Sonic Jesus are set to release Memories, their third LP, on 30th November via Tiziano Veronese's newborn Sonic Jesus Records.

A single track (The Klas) has been given in public and you can listen to it below. Scroll lower to read more about the upcoming album.

Memories is more than a collection of b-sides, demos and out-takes (including the original version of Reich). It is a refined artist's sketchbook and a surprisingly organic exhibition of semi-focused snapshots taken between 2010 and 2015. At times in which we are more and more obsessed with the creative process and with dissecting an artist's work, here is a map for Tiziano Veronese's work.
Much closer to the atmospheres of Sonic Jesus' early self-titled EP, Memories is an album even more radical and primitive than what we are used to know and offers two different ways of approaching it. You can listen to it as a complete experimental piece, that lies suspended among the realms of pagan folk rituals Davit Tibet would be proud of (Khullam, Noah); brutal Garage Rock & Roll stomps (Dance Of The Sun, Whiskey Train, Monks); exotic cinematic soundscapes for the Arabian Nights (Spectrum Visionary) and Noir films set in Shanghai in the 1960s (I'm Here); noisy raga suites (Cartaxo); even a song bordering Electro-Clash (The Klas, almost anticipating their second album, Grace). Another way is to approach the album within the timeframe and context of its birth, like a free-flow study session and an exploration of sounds and influences. A craftsman's diary of appropriation, mastering and re-development.

Memories is a very intimate album. It captures the ecstatic moment in which the abstraction that comes out of the creative spark, turns into something real and tangible, but still unfiltered and without any boundaries. Each track in its rawness and spontaneity, testifies a genuine desire to keep exploring across diverse genres. At first you have a bunch of stolen sounds and impressions, then you manipulate them to finally forge something very personal.
Tiziano Veronese, songwriter and producer of Sonic Jesus

Sonic Jesus will soon be on a European tour to promote the release. Dates are the following:

30.11 Shacklewell Arms - LONDON, UK [Release Party]
2.12 Night and Day - MANCHESTER, UK
4.12 Café Podium - DEN HAGUE, NLD
05.12 Hafenklang - HAMBURG, GER
06.12 Toast Away - BERLIN, GER
07.12 Space Fest - GDANSK, POL
8.12 Roch Hill - OSTRAVA, CZE
9.12 Ellatoház - BUDAPEST, HUN10.12 Café V Lese - PRAGUE, CZE
11.12 Cave - FRANKFURT, GER
12.12 Milla - MUNICH, GER
13.12 Viper Room - WIEN, AUT
Memories tracklist:
Spectrum Visionary
Dance of the Sun
Reich (Original)
Whiskey Train
I’m Here

The Klas
Love Again

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