Douglas Dare

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Douglas Dare
Origin Bridport, England
Genres Instrumental, Piano
Labels Erased Tapes
Website www.douglasdare.com

Douglas Dare is a London based singer-songwriter from Bridport, South West England.[1]

Douglas is the son of a piano teacher and he studied music at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

Douglas released his debut EP, Seven Hours on Erased Tapes in 2013 and toured Europe with label mate Ólafur Arnalds.[2]

Douglas will release his debut album 'Whelm' May 12th 2014 on Erased Tapes and has just supported label mate Nils Frahm on his North American Tour.[3] [4]

Reception[edit]

  • 'It's bittersweet, raw and honest' – The Quietus
  • 'Whelm is a Herculean debut’ – 8.5/10 The Line Of Best Fit
  • 'Distinctive and strikingly new' – Guardian Band of The Day
  • 'It lulls, not stuns, the listener into submission’ – 8/10 The 405
  • 'Douglas Dare delivers his striking debut LP’ – ★★★★ All Music
  • 'one of the finest debuts to tap the neo-classical vein' – 8/10 Exclaim!
  • 'richly emotive and beguilingly, bewitchingly uneasy' – 8/10 Clash
  • 'It’s hard to argue with this kind of emotional resonance' – Under The Radar
  • ‘Very strange and wonderful… one to watch’ – Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC 6 Music
  • 'songs full of snowy, svelte elegance and considered clarity’ – ★★★★ MusicOMH
  • ‘A bright new talent… Seven Hours is a formidable opening gambit' 8/10 – Drowned In Sound

Discography[edit]

  • Douglas Dare - Seven Hours (ERATP051)
  • Released: 30 Sept 2013
  • Format: 10" Vinyl / CD / Download
  • Label: Erased Tapes


  • Douglas Dare - Whelm (ERATP057)
  • Released: 12 May 2014
  • Format: 12" Vinyl / CD / Download
  • Label: Erased Tapes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DOUGLAS DARE". erasedtapes.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Cleeve, Sam. "Douglas Dare". drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Day, Laurence. "Douglas Dare". thelineofbestfit.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Douglas Dare – Nile". soundcloud.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 

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