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From Monday 25 July 2016

GATES – ‘Parallel Lives’

From opener ‘Forget’ beginning with a simple minor chord hook, the twin influences of Alchemy Index/ Beggars era Thrice and some of The National’s later work are immediately present, particularly so in the style of drums played and their counterpoint to the main body of their respective songs. Gates’

Wednesday 01 June 2016

Gates stream new ‘Parallel Lines’ LP

Gates are streaming their ‘Parallel Lines’ LP in full ahead of its release on Friday. The record follows their Pure Noise debut, ‘Bloom & Breathe’. “We wrote ‘Parallel Lives’ as an exercise in throwing our own expectations out the window and creating something that expanded beyond our self-imposed limitations,” the

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Gates reveal new track, ‘Empty Canvas’

Gates have revealed another new track from their forthcoming ‘Parallel Lives’ LP, due on the 3rd June via Pure Noise Records. ‘Empty Canvas’ is another beautifully understated wonder, sitting in an unclassifiable space between post-hardcore and soaring post-rock. The track arrives as the band gear up to hit the

Friday 26 February 2016

Gates stream ‘Captive’ from split with Matt Pryor

Atmospheric post-rock five-piece Gates are streaming their new track ‘Captive’, taken from the band’s split with Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids. The track was originally recorded for the band’s debut full-length, ‘Bloom & Breathe’, but never made it onto the record. “‘Captive’ was one of our favorite songs

Tuesday 19 January 2016

Thrice are well and truly back with US tour

Having teased with hints of new material in 2016, Thrice have started proceedings with their first tour in four years, taking La Dispute and Gates across the US. Thrice crossed the pond into the UK to headline last year’s Hevy Festival. Since then, the band have been working on something,