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Rising to prominence after their performance in Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive, WHITE HILLS have garnered a cult reputation as a fierce, genre-bending duo. The music made by Dave W. (guitar/vocals) and Ego Sensation (drums/bass) is risky and cutting edge, rooted in punk ethos and no-wave aesthetics. Mashing elements of krautrock, post-punk, psychedelic rock, metal and electronica, each new WHITE HILLS release progresses and transcends, hyper-conscious of society’s constant desire for a new and better drug.
Their 2022 album The Revenge of Heads on Fire was named #1 Psych Album of the Year in Record Collector Magazine and garnered much critical acclaim with PopMatters praising it as “awe-inspiring” and Metal Sucks deeming it “an avant-garde epic”.
Hailed by Pitchfork for their “loud, exhilarating and unhinged” live performances, WHITE HILLS tour extensively internationally with a long history of notable performances at heavyweight festivals including Primavera Sound, Levitation, ATP and Roadburn as well as a number of upcoming 2023 appearances including SXSW, DesertFest NYC and Poland’s largest metal event Mystic Festival.
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