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BT & Christian Burns Are: All Hail The Silence + Tour Dates w/ Erasure

"[All Hail the Silence] showcases the synergies between BT's polished production style and Burns' pop-conscious songwriting."  -Billboard

“[All Hail the Silence] showcases the synergies between BT’s polished production style and Burns’ pop-conscious songwriting.”
-Billboard

Grammy-nominated producer BT and triple platinum singer-songwriter Christian Burns’ new supergroup, All Hail The Silence, will open for legendary synthpop group Erasure on The Violet Flame North American tour starting 9/26.

“Vince Clarke of Erasure has been a major musical influence on Christian and me,” says BT. “We’re thrilled to introduce All Hail The Silence to Erasure’s audience and can’t wait to join them on tour.”

Long-time friends and artistic collaborators many times over, the announcement joins the unveiling of BT and Christian’s single, “Paralyzed,” which was released on Enhanced Recordings 8/25.

Inspired by 80’s New Wave bands like Depeche Mode, Yaz, and The Human League, All Hail The Silence gives BT and Christian the freedom to showcase a different side of themselves artistically and focus on the live music element of their performances. The songs on their upcoming album are being recorded in a basement in Baltimore using step sequencers and modular/analog synthesizers, straight to tape, without the aid of a computer.
“We’re excited for the fans who have supported us throughout the years to join us on this new journey,” says Christian.

Keep an ear to the ground for new music by All Hail The Silence and check to see if they’ll be coming to a city near you on The Violet Flame Tour starting 9/26.

All Hail The Silence // Erasure

 Fall Tour Dates

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9/26 – Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata, The Music Box
9/27 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
9/28 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
9/30 – Toronto, CAN – Danforth Music Hall
10/1 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/3 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre
10/4 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre
10/5 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theatre
10/8 – Nashville, TN – War Memorial Auditorium
ABOUT ALL HAIL THE SILENCE
All Hail The Silence is the collaboration between BT and Christian Burns. The duo will be releasing a fully-analog album in early 2015.

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Check ‘Em Out: Black Taxi

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“Blending 80′s art-rock, synth-pop, and a straight up indie rock chug, the band pours these genres together into a giant boiling cauldron of influences and come away with something that takes the best of each and leaves the rest to die by the wayside…” – Beats Per Minute

 

Click to check out the EP

Click to check out the EP

Tracklist:

1. The Runner
2. Gone
3. Can’t Stop Shaking
4. House On Fire [Bonus Track]
5. House On Fire (SoundSAM Remix)
6. Can’t Stop Shaking (Soul Puncherz Remix)

 

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New: Dragonette – “Rocket Ship”

Canadian electro-pop trio Dragonette is preparing to release their third studio album Bodyparts on September 25th. Along with recently released singles “The Right Woman” and “Let It Go,” the Toronto band has revealed new album track. “Rocket Ship” is a groove-worthy track with a pulsating synth line. Singer Martina’s lyrics and hungry vocals add a layer of sensuality to the track with lines like “I want you to pin me like a poster to the wall.” “Rocket Ship” is just a glimpse into Bodyparts, an anthemic album of edgy electronic dance rock music that the group is notorious for.

Dragonette has teamed up with Talenthouse for a fan-challenge to create a version of the band’s album track “Untouchable” based on the provided lyrics alone, before hearing the band’s version! Among other great prizes, the winning entry will be the official b-side to a future single. Add music, do it as poetry, make it a film – whatever you like – make it yours!

Contest begins today and ends August 17. Click HERE for entry and submission details!

Download: Dragonette – “Rocket Ship”

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