Masquer

Masquer

 Stockholm, Stockholm, SWE
BandPop

“Swedish synth-pop outfit Masquer's debut consists of pop hits with a dark edge” - Dazed Digital

Biography

Masquer entwine lonesome, broken guitar lines drowned in chorus with beautiful teen angst vocals and catchy synthesizers backed by lo-fidrum machines. They remind you of your favorite 80's mixtape, and it hits you right there, like they're channeling that poetic pop love
from your past.

The long awaited debut album “Cover My Face As The Animals Cry” is now finished. The album, produced by artist and composer Per Egland and mixed by Björn Hansell (Streetwaves, Fever Ray, will be distributed by Rough Trade/G-records and released in September 2011.

Their first single “Happiness” was released in May together with a remix by Swedish-German
techno act The Field (Kompakt). “Happiness” was played frequently on national radio and Masquer recieved critical acclaim amongst music- and fashion blogs such as Dazed Digital and PSL. Next single include a remix by Swedish electronica artist Andreas Tilliander, and will be out August 17th.

The Stockholm based duo has performed frequently the past year and played at venues together with acts like Niki And The Dove and also toured as opening acts for artists like The Field and Asha Ali.

Masquer is Kicki Halmos (vocals/synthesizer/programming) and Pelle Lundqvist (bass/guitar).
Kicki is also a member of Swedish duo Lowood

Discography

"Happiness", 1st single from debut album "Cover My Face As The Animals Cry". Including a remix by The Field. Out May 4th 2011
http://soundcloud.com/masquer/sets/happiness-7/

Demo #1 (2009)
containing
- Bang Bang
- Stark Naked
- The Hanging Garden (the Cure - cover)
- Monday
- Axel