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Douglas Dare announces new EP 'Caroline/If Only'

 Douglas Dare announces new EP Caroline/If Only  picture
"If I knew I were alive, I could do so much better. If I knew what I had, then I could use it more wisely. If only I’d known before then I’d be in a better place already. If only."  

London-based singer-songwriter Douglas Dare releases new EP, following on from his debut album 'Whelm'. Named after album track 'Caroline' and new track 'If I Knew I Were Alive', it also features remixes by fellow label mate Ryan Lee West aka Rival Consoles and Houndstooth’s own electronic producer Ross Tones aka Throwing Snow.  

"The recording has this demo quality which I really enjoy. I love how revealing a demo can be, it seems to expose the fundamental ideas the songwriter had and the basic quality of the recording is very revealing. One of my favourite records is PJ Harvey’s ‘4 Track Demos’ where the songs are so stripped back that you can appreciate the finest details." – Douglas Dare

'Caroline/If Only' will be released on a Limited Edition 10” Vinyl and Download via Erased Tapes on September 22, 2014 and can be pre ordered from here.


Kiasmos announce debut album

Kiasmos announce debut album! picture
Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen will release their unique Nordic electronic sounds in album size on October 27.

After dropping several tracks and performing at select festivals throughout the years, the duo dedicated the year 2014 to explore the area in-between Ólafur’s more acoustic, piano-based solo work and Janus’s synth-heavy electro pop, with their collaborative electronic project Kiasmos.

'Full of melancholy-frosted electronics and emotive swells of classical piano, the new single from Nordic duo Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen is a delicate, icy slowburn' – NME Track Premiere 

'Brasher, braver and more raw, ‘Burnt’ seems to exude glacial coolness and heat at the same time' – DIY



· pre-order the CD/2LP/DL/Ltd. 500 edition on clear vinyl

Erased Tapes U.S. West Coast Tour announced!

Erased Tapes U.S. West Coast Tour announced! picture
We're super excited to announce our very first U.S. West Coast tour, which brings together three of our artists – Greg Gives Peter Space, Douglas Dare and Rival Consoles.

It will be an evening of true live performance, with each artist bringing their unique take on electronic music to the stage. Peter and Greg with their dub-inspired new project Greg Gives Peter SpaceDouglas Dare joined by his percussionist and producer Fabian Prynn; and Ryan Lee West aka Rival Consoles with his analogue setup of the Moog, Prophet and tape delay.

9/24 LOS ANGELES (CA) – The Echo · tickets 
9/25 SAN FRANCISCO (CA) – The Chapel · tickets 
9/27 PORTLAND (OR) – Mississippi Studios* · tickets 
9/28 SEATTLE (WA) – The Triple Door · tickets

* without Douglas Dare. Artwork by Gregory Euclide.

· listen to our tour playlist


Rival Consoles readies new EP 'Sonne'

Rival Consoles readies new EP 'Sonne' picture
As announced by Resident Advisor, Ryan Lee West aka Rival Consoles reinforces his unique style of minimal electronic arrangements with a new 6-track EP. 'Sonne' will be released on 12" Vinyl and Download on September 15th, 2014.

"There are lots of instances of very colourful ambient sounds, which I took great care to create for each song, using various methods, from passing analogue synths through chains of effects to chopping up random sequences of recordings and forming tiny collages."

Read more and check out a first cut, entitled '3 Chords' here.



· Stream · Order 12" Vinyl/DL · Check tour dates

Douglas Dare reveals 'Nile' video

We're excited to reveal the official video for Douglas Dare's album track 'Nile', directed by our good friend Rob Chiu, and premiered today via Nowness.



“We shot high-speed footage of a mannequin dressed in black T-shirts and set them on fire,” recalls director Rob Chiu

Whelm is available now on Erased Tapes. Douglas Dare will support Fink on both their North American and European tours in the fall. Tickets available here.

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