Wolventrix

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Wolventrix
OriginLondon
GenresIndie rock
Years active1999 – present
LabelsFabrique Records
Websitehttp://www.wolventrix.com
MembersAlex Billig (keyboards, backing vocals)
Tony Creaton (bass guitar)
Tristan Gilchrist (drums)
Chris Potter (electric guitar)
Tom Walkden (lead vocals, acoustic guitar)

Wolventrix are an indie rock band based in London, UK,[1] comprising Alex Billig (keyboards, backing vocals), Tony Creaton (bass guitar), Tristan Gilchrist (drums), Chris Potter (electric guitar) and Tom Walkden (lead vocals, acoustic guitar).

Their music has been described as reminiscent of Suede, Conor Oberst and The Divine Comedy among others.[2][3]

History[edit]

The five members met in Oxford in 1999. After various individual stints overseas they were all living in London, England by 2006[4] where they began to play regular gigs, including support slots for The Electric Soft Parade, Ooberman,[5] and The Wave Pictures.[6] The band signed to Fabrique Records[7] of Vienna and released The Berlin EP in February 2009.[8] The single "Wings" was remixed by Spoonface, Konsorten TM and Kava,[9] the last of which received national airplay on Austria's FM4.[10] Their debut album "Ours Till Dawn" was produced by Victor Gangl in Vienna and released at the end of 2011, receiving strong reviews both in the UK and on the continent.[2][3][11][12] The video for Wanderlust, the second single from the album, was featured on NME.com[13] and placed on rotation by Austrian music channel Go TV.[14]

Discography[edit]

  • The Berlin EP (2009)
  • Ours Till Dawn (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kopfhörer". Nachrichten.at. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
  2. ^ a b "Wolventrix - Ours Till Dawn - Music Review - Tiny Mix Tapes". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  3. ^ a b "Adele sagt Auftritte bis Jahresende ab". Kurier. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  4. ^ "Wolventrix überrascht mit Debütalbum". Österreich. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  5. ^ "Concerts at Amersham Arms, London - last.fm". last.fm. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  6. ^ "Club Fandango - Independent Music Promotions". Club Fandango. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  7. ^ "Electrical Storm — Wolventrix". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  8. ^ "The Berlin EP: Wolventrix: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  9. ^ "Wings (Remixes): Wolventrix: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  10. ^ "Tracklist of FM4 on 24 April 2009". radio.pernau.at. Retrieved 2011-02-02.
  11. ^ "Wolventrix überrascht mit Debütalbum". Österreich. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  12. ^ news networld Internetservice GmbH. "• profil unerhört • Musik". profil. Retrieved 2011-11-14.
  13. ^ "Wolventrix – 'Wanderlust' – Music Videos". NME. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  14. ^ "go tv playlist on 15 November 2011". Go TV. Archived from the original on 15 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-15. "go tv playlist on 21 November 2011". Go TV. Archived from the original on 21 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-21.

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