We are currently celebrating the upcoming release of 'AMYGDALA' on German radio show, Urbanissimo, by playing a couple of songs live on the air. Marie actually revisited our good old AC/DC cover of Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap! and we played an almost perfect version of our upcoming single Somewhere Behind My Lips.
AMYGDALA will hit German cyber stores and realvinyl stores on the 1. March.
Oh.. if you never saw that AC/DC thingy - press this string of words: IWANTTOSEEACDC
Yes. You are right. Marie gained weight. A lot actually... SHE' PREGNANT!!
HOORAY FOR MARYBABY #2
If you're in the area, make haste a spend thy dollars on a ticket! We will totally make it worth your while.
I (Marie) greet you from the cold and windy Bornholm, where i'm working on new songs next to this guy:
Apart from that we (the guys in the band and me) are looking forward release Amygdala in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the 22. of february. We work together with the Berlin based music agency Snowhite and plan a little release party in Berlin on the 22. (place and time tba). The day after we will play at the Nordklang Festival in Switzerland. The fantastic German magazine Kaltblut made this great interview with us leading up to the release, so go check it out here.
So for now I will end with this little live video from our wonderful evening at Radar a couple of weeks ago playing Somewhere Behind My Lips:
We are nominated in three categories for the GAFFA awards 2012, in the categories: Best Band, Album of the year, and Best Electronic Release. We are very proud, and would of cause be very happy if you would support us by voting before November the 23.
So we had a crazy challenge - The Libertines chose us to do a cover version of their song The Boy Looked At Johnny from Up The Bracket, as a part of a new tribute CD released by NME as a 10 years anniversary celebration of their legendary album. Only issue was that we only had 24 hours to do it. We just made it before deadline and as sometimes happens with crazy challenges we are really pleased with the result - even though some Libertines fans might be a bit pissed off by the way we took. The magazine came out just the other day and you can hear a snippet from the song and the other covers right here. Gaffa also wrote a little about it here.
So it took a while to get our heads on straight after celebrating the concert we did with Nils Frahm at this years SPOT Festival. Wow it felt good to be on that stage. We only had a day and a half to practise with Frahm but we think it turned out really well.
What do you think?
This is a combination of "More" from Nils Fram's latest album Felt and "Wake Up" from our new album Amygdala
"Every Eye A Sun" is also from our new album Amygdala.
Gaffa thought it was great - 5 out of 6 stars followed by these kind words (in danish)
"Marybell Katastrophy er eminente på plade, og her i livesituationen med Nils Frahm som medspiller tilføjes der adskillige dimensioner til bandets særegne univers, der her synes at vokse og strække sig ud over stolerækkerne i rummet."
See the interview Marie and Nils did with Gaffa right here (in english)
We are so glad that AMYGDALA is finally here that one releaseparty just doesn't seem like enough - so we are going to throw one more this time in Copenhagen.
We would love to see you there. So stop by Musiksmag (Jægersborggade 43, Nørrebro) between 2PM - 6PM and join us for a sip Lambrusco in the sun, play some games, catch up with us and listen to Amygdala. For more details check the Facebook event.
We will be selling the vinyl for only 100KR.
And Marie will probably loop perform a song or two. Which one would you like to hear?
"Elles Lys" perhaps?
So, we had an extraordinarysupertastic release concert. We are really glad so many came to celebrate with us.
Our friends in Fossils even gave us a speciel gift - can you quess which song this is a cover version of?
That's right, it's dear old "The Difference" receiving an even heavier dosis of bas and drums than usual. The cover version is most appropriately named "Fossilence".
Listen to the original right here:
Below you find a couple of pics from the evening. We are so looking forward to playing in Tivoli later this month.
Click the pics to see a larger image.
Jakob playes it cool The Marybell Katastrophy Supermarket
It has taken almost three years to piece together all the melodies, experiences, words and thoughts that are Amygdala. We are really glad that today we get to share it with you. To the right is a preview of the vinyl. They are all individuel 'eyes', with different colors and shapes, blinking back at you.
You can listen to it in the sidebar or visit the bandcamp page to share, download or buy it.
Do you feel like celebrating? Cause we sure do.
Come party with us tonight at Radar, Aarhus. The doors open at 8 pm and the fee is 50 KR. But then you also get concerts with us, Fossils and the mysterious Trio Lol. And as a special treat you can buy the vinyl for only 50 KR.
See the trailer for more info and a musical preview.
So here's some late sunday news.
For a limit period you can stream Amygdala at the danish music magazine Soundvenue. That happens right here.
Come celebrate the release with us at Radar @ Aarhus this wednesday. We and some friends of ours are going to play and you can buy the vinyl for only 50 KR. See the Facebookevent right here and click the video below for a sneak peek of the evenings program.
Even though Amygdala isn't out until April 4th we already found the first review and it's looking splendid. 5 stars out of 6 and so many kind and enthusiastic words that we are all blushing. You can read it here (in danish):
Adventurous avantgardepop meets neo-classic piano compositions. For this years SPOT Festival we are teaming up with on of our (and Thom Yorke's) piano favorites Nils Frahm. We met during the mastering of Frahms gorgeous piano record Felt (2011) and fell for each others sound. For one night only we are going to be MaryNils or maybe KatastroFrahm. We are so excited.
Who knows what is going to happen when we bring together Frahms delicate, intimate music and our festive, noisy pop?