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Dead Leaf Echo

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Brooklyn's Dead Leaf Echo are a Brooklyn art collective that is releasing a new EP "true.deep.sleeper" on Moon Sounds Records this March. It was mixed by Monte Vallier (Soft Moon, Weekend). They will go on a national tour in the US for their 3rd Official SXSW showcase supporting their new EP. Their debut album "Thought and Language" was released in late 2013. The album has clear 4AD influences as it was mixed by John Fryer (Lush, NIN, Depeche Mode) with artwork by the label's legendary designer V23's Vaughan Oliver (Pixies, Bauhaus).

Live they feature projections of original 35mm film shot by the group.

DLE toured extensively last year playing east coast shows with Slumberland bands Weekend & Lorelei and SXSW supporting The Ocean Blue and the Warlocks. They played sold out shows again with The Ocean Blue at Bowery Ballroom and on the West Coast with Beach Fossils and the Telescopes at The Echo. They continued touring the West along with LA gazers Tennis System and headlined the 20th anniversary of the indie gathering Beautiful Noise festival held in the desert of Arizona, along with Captured Tracks band Half String.

In 2013 they also topped the CMJ Top 20 indie charts and played live on KEXP's John in the Morning show. They were recently featured as song of the day and are on regular rotation on that station, as well as on Nic Harcourt's "Morning Becomes Electric" on KCSN.

Previous tours and SXSW bills included The Wedding Present, A Place to Bury Strangers & Trail Of the Dead. They festivaled in 2011 with the Psychedelic Furs as well as played sold out shows in 2010 opening for the reunited Chapterhouse and Ulrich Schnauss.

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