Architecture in Helsinki Return With New Album, Tour

February 2nd, 2011
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It’s been four years since Architecture in Helsinki put out their last album, but that changes this year when the band returns with its fourth album Moment Bends, out May 3 on Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records.

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Recording over a 2 year period in the band’s studio space, Buckingham Palace, the band enlisted long-time friend and collaborator Francois Tetaz to guide them through the record making process, in a “Spiritual healing / co-production / mixing role,” according to a press release. The 11-track album is described as a having a sound akin to “Italia ‘82, California ‘79, and Melbourne 2011.”

The group will also stay busy touring all over the world in support of the record, including a US tour in June. Architecture in Helsinki’s tour dates are as follows:

02/19 – Wiseman’s Ferry, NSW, AU – Playground Weekender
02/26 – Launceston, TAS, AU – MS Festival
03/13 – Meredith, VIC, AU – VIC- Great Plains Festival
04/06 – Hamburg, DE – Knust
04/07 – Luxembourg, LX – Rotondes
04/08: – Paris, FR – Gaité Lyrique, Super Mon Amour! Festival
04/09 – Rotterdam, NL – Motel Mozaique Festival
04/10 – Strasbourg, BE – Laiterie, Super Mon Amour! Festival
04/12 – Manchester, UK – Academy3
04/13: – London, UK – XOYO
04/14 – Glasgow, UK – Oran Mor
04/15 – Dublin, UK – The Button Factory
04/16 – Brighton, UK – Concorde2
04/18 – Cologne, DE – Genaude 9
04/19 – Copenhagen, DK – Vega
04/20 – Berlin, DE – Maria
04/21 – Vienna, AT – Wuk
04/22 – Prague, CZ – Sperm Festival
04/24 – Zurich, CH – Kaseme
04/25 – Turin. IT – Spazio 211
04/26 – Milan, IT – Magnolia
06/01 – Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda
06/02 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
06/03 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
06/05 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
06/06 – Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
06/10 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity
06/11 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
06/14 – Boston, MA – Paradise
06/16 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
06/17 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
06/18 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
06/19 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall

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By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,


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