NILS FRAHM & DOUGLAS DARE AT THE TRIPLE DOOR – 2ND SHOW ADDED!
Tuesday, March 18 2014
DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, WE’VE ADDED A LATE SHOW. THANK YOU!!!
Tuesday, March 18th at The Triple Door
Decibel & The Triple Door proudly present
Erased Tapes, Berlin
Erased Tapes, London
Advance tickets $18
EARLY SHOW : Doors at 6:00pm // LATE SHOW : Doors at 9:30pm
The Triple Door
216 Union St., Seattle
ABOUT NILS FRAHM
Nils Frahm had an early introduction to music. During his childhood he was taught to play piano by Nahum Brodski – a student of the last scholar of Tschaikowski. It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of the classical pianists before him as well as contemporary composers. Today Nils Frahm works as an accomplished composer and producer from his Berlin-based Durton Studio. His unconventional approach to an age-old instrument, played contemplatively and intimately, has won him many fans around the world. For a musician this early in his career, Frahm displays an incredibly developed sense of control and restraint in his work, catching the ear of many fans.
As the recognition continues to grow for his previous solo piano works ‘Wintermusik’ (2009) and ‘The Bells’ (2009), 2011 saw the release of his critically acclaimed record ‘Felt’. The album was followed by the solo synthesiser EP ‘Juno’ and ‘Screws’ (2012) – a birthday gift to his fans he recorded while recovering from a thumb injury. Nils released his follow up to Juno titled ‘Juno Reworked’ (2013) with guest reworks by Luke Abbott and Clark.
Now Nils returns with his new album ‘Spaces’ expressing Frahm’s love for experimentation and answering the call from his fans for a record that truly reflects what they have witnessed during his concerts.
ABOUT DOUGLAS DARE
Douglas Dare is a London-based singer-songwriter, originally from the coastal town of Bridport, South West England.The son of a piano teacher, Douglas began composing instrumental music from a young age but it was not until studying popular music at University in Liverpool in 2008 that he began songwriting. Douglas’ rich and haunting vocals are combined with lyrics crafted from his own poems and short prose, a writing style that gives his intimate songs wisdom far beyond his 22 years.
ABOUT ERASED TAPES
Erased Tapes Records is a London, United Kingdom based independent record label focusing on releasing avant-garde music which is widely regarded as very diverse in genres and styles. The record company was established by German-born Robert Raths in early 2007. Its roster of contemporary classical music composers includes Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm, Lubomyr Melnyk, A Winged Victory For The Sullen and Peter Broderick amongst others. Erased Tapes has become a meeting point and melting pot for innovative and imaginative musicians who knew there had to be somewhere they could call home. As artist Nils Frahm says, the label is ‘a wonderful place for creating music and I couldn’t be happier in this family. And it is a family. There’s a great sense of freedom on this label.’ For more information, visit the Erased Tapes website.
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