We’re very excited to be booking European festival dates for Submotion Orchestra following the release of their fifth studio album ‘Kites’ which sees the band gloriously return to the smoky, jazz infused electronica which made Finest Hour the cult record it has now become.
CLASH MUSIC: “a jazz-tinged philosophy laced with fluid electronics…Clinical yet enormously engaging, there’s a certain poetry to what Submotion Orchestra do that simply can’t be replicated.”
Their incredible sound has seen them extensively tour Europe over the last 5 years playing at prestigious venues such as ‘The Royal Albert Hall’ and some of Europe’s best festivals including Outlook, Dour, Pukkelpop, Lovebox, Timeshift & Secret Solstice.
As with all great albums the process is as interesting as the product.
Musical director Tommy Evans explains:
“In the last two years there have been a number of significant personal events for us all, including new life and family death. Using these events as creative inspiration, we each bought a disposable camera and took photos based on the themes these events represented, selecting 10 photos to be used as the inspiration for the 10 tracks on the album. Each track explores a different emotion, theme or event. All are honest, relevant and often hugely personal.”
Honesty is something rare in music, and all too often bands find themselves trying to second guess their audience or label, Kites is emphatically not that. This is an album brimming with honesty, integrity and beauty.