Veil Veil Vanish

Veil Veil Vanish

 San Francisco, California, USA
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"The star single "Modern Lust" is equal parts new wave synths, ringing coldwave guitars and fast and loose driving drums to charge up the seamy lyrics." - The Big Takeover

Biography

Coming from San Francisco’s distinctive music scene, Veil Veil Vanish has played sold out shows with A Place to Bury Strangers, Cold Cave, Serena-Maneesh, and Xeno & Oaklander.

Veil Veil Vanish recorded their debut full-length album, ‘Change in the Neon Light’, with producer/engineer ATOM who has recently worked with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Cribs, and Arcade Fire along with producer Nick Launay in 2009.

The album was released in 2010 to great critical acclaim and national radio play as well as charting in the CMJ Top 200 for several weeks. Veil Veil Vanish also played a CMJ showcase last October. Veil Veil Vanish receives national radio play from stations such as Live 105, KROQ, Indie 103 and played Live 105's yearly concert BFD 2010 along with Silversun Pickups, Spoon, The Soft Pack and many others.

Veil Veil Vanish was featured on the Cure tribute album ‘Perfect As Cats’ on Manimal Vinyl Records along with Bat For Lashes, Dandy Warhols, and The Muslims (The Soft Pack).The band has since been touring the US in support of the album with a looming Europe tour at the end of the year.

‘Change in the Neon Light’ is a follow up to their critically acclaimed EP ‘Into a New Mausoleum’.

"[Change in the Neon Light] borders on perfection!" -Blurt Magazine 9/10 stars

"Fans of the New York coldwave scene and Wierd Records should definitely take note." - The Big Takeover

“Veil Veil Vanish is the darkest gem in the treasure chest of San Francisco's indie scene.” -NOISE POP Music Festival

“The most creative guitarists on the planet, using pedals and gadgets to build sonic structures that could make Phil Spector cream.” - SF Weekly

Veil Veil Vanish "combines dark, blissed out atmospherics, danceable drums and high-rise choruses turning these alluring soundscapes into seductive pop gems." – Zero Magazine

“Veil Veil Vanish’s debut EP is a salient discharge of swirling, kinetic atmospheres punctured by deep bass lines and urgent, brusque guitars that brush against soft backdrops, threatening to tear them all down.” –Exclaim!

Discography

*EP - "Into a New Mausoleum" (Self Released / 2007)
*Comp - "Perfect As Cats - A Tribute To The Cure" (Manimal Vinyl / 2008)
*Comp - "Connect The Dots - Music Of The Prids" (Five03 Records / 2008)
*Single - "Anthem For A Doomed Youth" (Metropolis Records / 2009)
*LP - "Change in the Neon Light" (Metropolis Records / 2010)
*Video - "Anthem for a Doomed Youth" (Directed by Justin Coloma, July 2010) - http://vimeo.com/12987235