Dead Leaf Echo

DEAD LEAF ECHO (NEON SIGH)

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“THOUGHT & LANGUAGE” 2xLP available now!

Dead Leaf Echo. The words are rich literature. Nabokov. Conjured images of drugged passions fading into nihilistic apprehension. An art project blossomed in 2006, DLE has matured rapidly since its birth, now unveiling their unique style of Nouveau Wave. DLE has released numerous EPs, singles and remixes in addition to their noir film videos and heavy tour schedule prompting Time Out NY to call them “Some of the best live music in the city”. They toured the US last fall and played SXSW on bills with The Wedding Present, Japanther, A Place to Bury Strangers and Trail Of Dead. In 2010 they played sold out shows opening for the reunited Chapterhouse and Ulrich Schnauss.

Dead Leaf Echo’s previous work with Ulrich Schnauss on their Pale Fire EP has now caught the attention of famed 4AD producer John Fryer (Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil) who has mixed their debut LP “Thought & Language”. This is a concept album that follows the conception and birth of a child and his discovery of thought and language.

By incorporating elements of ambient, baroque, dream-pop, shoegaze, new wave, and goth, and crafting every aspect of their sound and vision, DLE remain one of the few left willing to work on high-art as concept. Chiming guitars in twin stereo reverbs with shimmering vocals and silky basslines. Dead Leaf Echo runs the gamut of what is now possible within the contemporary underground by running at the forefront of the indie NYC music scene.

“The band creates a blossoming world where Cocteau Twins and My Blood Valentine influences swirl and mix with Vladimir Nabokov and Ernest Hemingway love letters.” — The Deli Magazine

“‘Kingmaker’ is the musical equivalent to staring aimlessly into the middle distance in a semi-lucid state, with the wall of fuzz gently enveloping you. It’s more catatonic than Catatonia ever were and its hazy glow is pure musical fantasy land, like bouncing around on the clouds and other such nonsense. You get the idea. It’s wonderful.” – The Sound Of Confusion

“[Kingmaker] is drenched in reverb, with new wave leanings, sugary dream pop melodies and a few squealing shoegaze dives to mix things up! ‘Kingmaker’ bears all the qualities of the genre’s golden era but with a modern approach that pushes you headlong into a dream pop daydream.” — Sounds Better With Reverb

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DEAD LEAF ECHO "THOUGHT & LANGUAGE" (NEON SIGH, NS008)

Thought & Language

Neon Sigh, NS008

released 5 Mar 2013

DEAD LEAF ECHO : BIRTH 7" (2013 NEON SIGH. NS007V)

Birth 7″

Neon Sigh, NS007V

released 26 Feb 2013

DEAD LEAF ECHO "KINGMAKER" (2012 Custom Made Music)

Kingmaker 7″

Custom Made Music

released 4 Sept 2012

SLOWNESS / DEAD LEAF ECHO split 7", 2012

Slowness/Dead Leaf Echo split 7″

Green Fuse Records

released 26 Jun 2012

upcoming shows:

14 Oct 2016 – The Foundry Bar, Dallas TX
15 Oct 2016 – Cheer Up Charlie’s, Austin TX
29 Oct 2016 – ARKHAM: Brooklyn Gothic Party, Brooklyn NY
6 Nov 2016 – NYC Tape Release Party
9 Nov 2016 – The Brass Rail, Ft Wayne IN
10 Nov 2016 – The Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
11 Nov 2016 – (tbd) Detroit MI
12 Nov 2016 – Kalamashoegazer, Kalamazoo MI
25 Nov 2016 – (tbd) Nashville TN
3 Dec 2016 – Ortleib’s, Philadelphia PA

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past shows:
25 Sept 2016 – Rough Trade NYC, Brooklyn NY
10 Sept 2016 – Unit J, Brooklyn NY
18 Aug 2016 – Aviv, Brooklyn NY
7 Aug 2016 – Save The Surfer Fest: Riis Park Beach Bazaar, Queens NY
18 Jul 2016 – The Rookery, Brooklyn NY [DJ set]
15 Jul 2016 – Bourbon and Branch, Philadelphia
30 Jun 2016 – Mercury Lounge, NYC
14 May 2016 – Sunnyvale, Brooklyn
15 Apr 2016 – Katy’s Garage, Dresden
14 Apr 2016 – Noch Besser Leben, Leipzig
13 Apr 2016 – Pooca Bar, Hamburg
12 Apr 2016 – Urban Spree, Berlin
11 Apr 2016 – Schokoladen, Berlin
9 Apr 2016 – Drone, Copenhagen
8 Apr 2016 – c.ult chamber unlimited ev, Bielefeld DE
7 Apr 2016 – Tsunami Club, Cologne DE
14 Oct 2015 – Tender Trap, Brooklyn NY
3 Oct 2015 – Doug Fir, Portland OR
2 Oct 2015 – Hindenberg/pseudonym, Vancouver CA
1 Oct 2015 – Highline, Seattle WA
30 Sept 2015 – Hemlock, San Francisco
29 Sept 2015 – Satellite, LA
28 Sept 2015 – The Continental Room, Fullerton CA
27 Sept 2015 – Whistle Stop, San Diego CA
25-26 Sept 2015 – Desert Stars Festival, Pappy & Harriet’s, Pioneertown CA
19 Sept 2015 – Berlin, NYC [Desert Stars pre-party]
9 Sept 2015 – Passenger Bar, Brooklyn NY [DJ set]
29 Aug 2015 – Aloft, Manhattan NYC (Loveless Music Group party)
23 Aug 2015 – Alphaville, Brooklyn NY
27 Jun 2015 – Backyard Central M Train
19 Jun 2015 – Rancho Relaxo, Toronto ON
11 Jun 2015 – Northside Festival: Black Bear Bar, Brooklyn NY
15 May 2015 – Alphaville, Brooklyn NY
1 May 2015 – Ortleib’s, Philadelphia PA
24 Apr 2015 – Alphaville, Brooklyn NY
10 Apr 2015 – Clockwork Bar, NYC [DJ set]
22 Mar 2015 – Hotel Vegas, Austin TX
21 Mar 2015 – No Play Showcase: Bar 2211, Austin TX (4pm)
19 Mar 2015 – Austin Java, Austin TX (day show tba)
18 Mar 2015 – SXSW: Valhalla, Austin TX (8pm)
17 Mar 2015 – SXSW: Cheer Up Charlie’s, Austin TX (10pm)
17 Mar 2015 – SXSW: Guero’s Taco Bar, Austin TX (6:30pm)
16 Mar 2015 – K23 Gallery, San Antonio TX
14 Mar 2015 – Rudyard’s British Pub, Houston TX
13 Mar 2015 – 35 Denton Festival: The Labb, Denton TX
6 Mar 2015 – Clockwork Bar, NYC [DJ set]
5 Mar 2015 – Cobra Club, Brooklyn NY
28 Feb 2015 – Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn NY
4 Feb 2015 – Cake Shop, NYC
15 Nov 2014 – Echo Fest: Detroit MI
21-25 Oct 2014 – CMJ Showcases TBA
8 Oct 2014 – CBGB Festival: LitLounge, Skokie IL
30 Sept 2014 – Desert Stars Pre Party: Union Pool, Brooklyn
28 Sept 2014 – Atlantic Antic Festival, Brooklyn
14 Sept 2014 – Part Time Punks/The Echo, LA
13 Sept 2014 – Hemlock Tavern, SF CA
12 Sept 2014 – Starlite Lounge, Sacramento CA
11 Sept 2014 – Bunk Bar, Portland OR
10 Sept 2014 – LoFi, Seattle WA
6 Sept 2014 – Cactus Club, Milwaukee WI
30 Aug 2014 – Church of Boston, Boston MA
21 Jun 2014 – NXNE: Smiling Buddha, Toronto ON
21 Jun 2014 – NXNE: Milk Glass Co, Toronto ON
20 Jun 2014 – The Baltimore House, Hamilton ON
19 Jun 2014 – TT The Bears, Boston MA
18 Jun 2014 – Live KEXP Session
14 Jun 2014 – Radio Bushwick, Brooklyn NY
13 Jun 2014 – The Trash Bar, Brooklyn NY
6 Jun 2014 – Clockwork Bar, NYC [HH DJ set]

18 Mar 2014 – Mothlight, Asheville NC
17 Mar 2014 – 529, Atlanta GA
15 Mar 2014 – The New Movement Theatre, Austin TX
14 Mar 2014 – Northloop House & Yard, Austin TX
13 Mar 2014 – Fitzgerald’s, Houston TX
12 Mar 2014 – Crown & Harp, Dallas TX
11 Mar 2014 – Lola’s Saloon 6th, Ft Worth TX
10 Mar 2014 – Eighth St Taproom, Lawrence KS
9 Mar 2014 – Firebird, St Louis MO
8 Mar 2014 – Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
7 Mar 2014 – Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis MN
6 Mar 2014 – Riverwest Public House, Milwaukee WI
5 Mar 2014 – MOTR, Cincinnati OH
4 Mar 2014 – The Brass Rail – Fort Wayne IN
3 Mar 2014 – The Blind Pig, Ann Arbor MI
2 Mar 2014 – Casbah, Hamilton ON
1 Mar 2014 – Smiling Buddha – Toronto
28 Feb 2014 – New Way Bar, Ferndale MI
25 Feb 2014 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY

21 Dec 2013 – Bowery Ballroom, Brooklyn NY
21 Oct 2013 – Paperbox, Brooklyn NY
20 Oct 2013 – Deep Heaven Now 8
19 Oct 2013 – CMJ Festival – Spike Hill, Brooklyn NY
12 Oct 2013 – O+ Festival – Kingston, NY
15 Oct 2013 – CMJ Festival – Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY
4 Sept 2013 – Brillobox, Pittsburgh PA
3 Sept 2013 – Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia PA
13 Aug 2013 – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn NY
13 Jul 2013 – Low Tide Bar, Rockaway Beach NY
12 Jul 2013 – Cake Shop, NY NY
11 Jul 2013 – The Fire, Philadelphia PA
6 Jul 2013 – BSP Lounge, Kingston NY
21 Jun 2013 – Big Snow Buffalo Lounge, Brooklyn NY
14 Jun 2013 – Northside Festival – Trash Bar, Brooklyn NY
1 Jun 2013 – Mercury Lounge, NY NY
9 May 2013 – Shea Stadium, NYC
10 May 2013 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY
27 Apr 2013 – Beautiful Noise Festival, Phoenix AZ
26 Apr 2013 – Solar Culture, Tucson AZ
25 Apr 2013 – Bunkhouse Saloon, Las Vegas NV
24 Apr 2013 – Townhouse Lounge, Sacramento CA
22 Apr 2013 – Bottom of the Hill, SF CA
21 Apr 2013 – PART TIME PUNKS : The Echo, LA CA
20 Apr 2013 – The Dial, Murrieta CA
18 Apr 2013 – Public Assembly, Brooklyn
13 Apr 2013 – Dewey Beach Popfest – Dewey Beach, DE
18 Mar 2013 – The Blind Mule, Mobile AL
16 Mar 2013 – Buffalo Billiards, Austin TX : SXSW Showcase
     w/ The Ocean Blue

13 Mar 2013 – SXSW Showcase w/ Nightmare Air
11 Mar 2013 – Macaroni Island, Denton TX
10 Mar 2013 – Korova, San Antonio TX
9 Mar 2013 – Mango’s Montrose, Houston TX
8 Mar 2013 – Tequila Rok, Beaumont, TX
7 Mar 2013 – The Saint Bar, New Orleans LA
6 Mar 2013 – Snug Harbor, Charlotte NC
5 Mar 2013 – Black Lodge, Winston-Salem NC
4 Mar 2013 – Motorco, Durham NC
3 Mar 2013 – Bandito’s, Richmond VA
2 Mar 2013 – Velvet Lounge, Washington DC
1 Mar 2013 – Club K, Baltimore MD
28 Feb 2013 – Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia PA
27 Feb 2013 – LP Release Show – Mercury Lounge, NY NY
26 Feb 2013 – The Space, Hamden CT
25 Oct 2012 – Red Palace, Washington DC
24 Oct 2012 – Pilam, Philadelphia PA
20 Oct 2012 – Ding Dong Lounge, NYC
19 Oct 2012 – Deep Heaven Now 6, Boston MA
11 Oct 2012 – Late Bar, Chicago IL
3 Aug 2012 – Knitting Factory, Brooklyn NY
27 Jul 2012 – Big Snow Buffalo Lodge, Brooklyn NY
30 Jun 2012 – Paperbox, NY NY
16 Mar 2012 – SXSW, Austin TX
15 Mar 2012 – IATP SXSW Showcase, Austin TX
12 Mar 2012 – Rudyard’s Pub, Houston TX
10 Mar 2012 – Broadways, Asheville NC
9 Mar 2012 – Nightlight, Chapel Hill NC
8 Mar 2012 – Velvet Lounge, Washington DC
7 Mar 2012 – Metro Gallery, Baltimore MD
11 Feb 2012 – Ace of Cups, Columbus OH
10 Feb 2012 – Magic Stick, Detroit MI
9 Feb 2012 – Darkroom, Chicago IL
4 Feb 2012 – Spike Hill, Brooklyn NY
27 Oct 2011 – Shea Stadium, Brooklyn NY
22 Jul 2011 – Pianos, NY NY
26 May 2011 – Darkroom, Chicago IL
19 May 2011 – Pianos, NY NY
11 Mar 2011 – Cake Shop, NY NY
23 Oct 2010 – Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn NY
9 Oct 2010 – The Delancey, NY NY
2 Jul 2010 – Pianos, NY NY
26 Feb 2010 – Velvet Lounge, Washington DC