Blending reverb-soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronic production, the KVB's music reflected Nicholas Wood and Kat Day's mastery of atmosphere even as their sound evolved over the course of the 2010s. Early releases dealt in brittle beats & sonic blasts that evoked Cabaret Voltaire & the JAMC, but the duo's style became more streamlined and sharp-edged on later efforts such as 2018's Only Now Forever.
The KVB released its debut album, Always Then, in 2012. The next year kicked off with the release of Immaterial Visions, for Cititrax in February, followed by a remix EP featuring Regis & Silent Servant that May; in November 2013, Minus One arrived on Anton Newcombe's (Brian Jonestown Massacre) A Records label. In 2014, they ventured to Newcombe's Berlin studio to track the Out of Body EP. In 2015 they signed with Geoff Barrow's (Portishead, Beak>) Invada Records and collected some of their more experimental output for Mirror Being. They continued to move in a more electronic direction on 2016's Of Desire, recorded with vintage synths from Barrow's collection. And after worldwide tours, they released self-produced Only Now Forever in 2018, the duo's most accomplished work to date.
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