Having recently signed to 4AD, the gems of Efterklang’s back catalogue are about to be rereleased by their previous label, Leaf. On August 23rd two special edition double albums will be made available. The first will be a reissue of their 2007 EP Under Giant Trees combined with their album of the same year, Parades. The second will contain their debut EP Springer along with the following album, Tripper. These two special edition packages will each feature various bonus tracks, a 16-page booklet with sleeve notes by the band and, of course, typically ornate packaging.

For just under a decade this Scandinavian five-piece has been at the forefront of the modern post-rock movement, producing some of the most impressive and dynamic musical landscapes the genre has to offer. Mixing orchestral arrangements with multi-instrumental sound collages, Efterklang are the kind of group that regularly produces music that transcends the pitfalls of overplaying. In fact their broad sound and through composed arrangements are actually made better by repeat listening. In short it sparks the imagination in such a way that you could imagine it the kind of music that’s great to paint to.

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