Check out the Berlin based duo who blend reverb-soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronics

Posted On 07 Jun 2018 at 12:28 am

The KVB

The 21st November 2017 was one of the very best days of the year for yours truly as I was fortunate to have seen a duo called The KVB play live at The Joker in Preston Circus, Brighton in support of their terrific ‘Of Desire’ album. It was a really fab concert – read the review HERE.

After intense touring ‘Of Desire’ in Europe, Asia and beyond, The KVB returned to their studio to further immerse themselves in sonic experimentation . The resulting ‘Above Us’ single heralds the next chapter in the adopted-Berliners dark, electronic pop development. With waves of synthesizers, flourishes of surf guitar and sequences driving with nervous energy, the tension finally relieves with a surging, euphoric chorus. Brighter and more expansive than ever, the track demonstrates the bands growing ability to create sonic journeys, yet retains the atmosphere synonymous with The KVB.

The KVB ‘Above Us’ single

Band members Kat and Nick have stated that ‘Above Us’ is about defiance in reaction to the anxieties of modern life. In a world where you and your data are the product, ‘Above Us’ seeks to reclaim the power over yourself and to make your own decisions.”

The KVB have announced that they will be returning back to Brighton to play a gig at the Green Door Store on Tuesday 30th October as part of their biggest ever UK/European tour made up of 37 appearances.

Grab your tickets for The KVB’s Brighton concert HERE.

You may wish to do yourself a massive favour and check out The KVB releases here: https://thekvb.bandcamp.com/

For more information on the band, visit their website: http://www.thekvb.co.uk/

The KVB tour flyer

The KVB 2018 UK/EU tour dates are:
24 Oct 2018 The Hug and Pint, Glasgow UK
25 Oct 2018 The Think Tank, Newcastle UK
26 Oct 2018 Now Wave Venue, Manchester UK
27 Oct 2018 Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds UK
28 Oct 2018 The Crescent, York UK
29 Oct 2018 Hare & Hounds, Birmingham UK
30 Oct 2018 The Green Door Store, Brighton UK
31 Oct 2018 Corsica Studios, London UK
01 Nov 2018 Louisiana, Bristol UK
02 Nov 2018 La Cave Aux Poetes, Roubaix FR
04 Nov 2018 Mc Daids, Le Havre FR
06 Nov 2018 Sugarfactory, Amsterdam NL
07 Nov 2018 Bumann & Sohn, Cologne DE
08 Nov 2018 Charlatan, Gent BE
09 Nov 2018 Hafenklang, Hamburg DE
10 Nov 2018 Stengade, Copenhagen DK
11 Nov 2018 Debaser Strand, Stockholm SE
12 Nov 2018 Revolver, Oslo NO
14 Nov 2018 Lido, Berlin DE
15 Nov 2018 Meskalina, Poznan PL
16 Nov 2018 Poglos, Warsaw PL
17 Nov 2018 Café v Lese, Prague CZ
18 Nov 2018 Kabinet MUZ, Brno CZ
20 Nov 2018 Dürer Kert, Budapest HU
21 Nov 2018 Fluc, Vienna AU
23 Nov 2018 Kranhalle, Munich DE
24 Nov 2018 L’Amalgame, Yverdon-les-Bains CH
25 Nov 2018 La Mascotte, Zurich CH
27 Nov 2018 Largo Venue, Rome IT
28 Nov 2018 Locomotivclub, Bologna IT
30 Nov 2018 Sidecar, Barcelona ES
01 Dec 2018 Moby Dick, Madrid ES
03 Dec 2018 La Ferronnerie, Jurançon FR
04 Dec 2018 La Sirene, La Rochelle FR
05 Dec 2018 Iboat, Bordeaux FR
06 Dec 2018 Le Badaboum, Paris FR
07 Dec 2018 La Lune des Pirates, Amiens FR

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