I Break Horses
|I Break Horses|
|Genres||Indie rock, electronic, shoegazing|
I Break Horses is a Swedish indie rock band composed of Maria Lindén and Fredrik Balck.
The Guardian music critic Hermione Hoby described their music as "heady, sumptuously textured soundscapes", while Pitchfork music critic Ian Cohen comments that they "immerse themselves in homemade shoegaze, the kind that's made by computers for computers. It's an approach and sound that's crossed language barriers for the past 20 or so years as bands strive to approximate Loveless without the benefit of a label they can bankrupt in the process.".
The group's debut studio album Hearts was released on 22 August 2011 on Bella Union . The album has garnered favorable reviews and the group has recently accompanied M83 on tour at select locations across America including 1 May at the Granada Theatre in Lawrence, KS; and 5 May at the Majestic Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
The band's second album Chiaroscuro came out 20 January 2014, followed by an intimate gig at the Village Underground in Shoreditch, London, UK, to a sell out crowd, ahead of their Stateside tour this spring.
- Hermione Hoby (August 14, 2011). "I Break Horses: Hearts – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-10-06.
- Ian Cohen (August 25, 2011). "I Break Horses Hearts". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-10-06.
- "I Break Horses release ‘Hearts’ Today!!!". Bella Union. August 22, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-06.
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