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Volume I: Elegy


Release Date: 25 November 2013

Format: Digital

Label: Pedal Pop Records


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Elegy [3:19]
Courtesy [5:10]
Lie [5:29]
Alibi [4:29]
Surrender [4:22]


The White Bicycles are an Indie/Electro duo from Falmouth in Cornwall. Matthew Howes and Ryan Nolan met while studying Popular Music at Falmouth school of art and initially set out writing electro-acoustic arrangements for Matthew's lyrically focused narratives. However, frustrated by the saturation of the nu-folk market, The White Bicycles developed a distinctive sound;; layering ambient electric guitar melodies and sparse drumscapes, around Matthew's poetic lyrics.
On November 29th, The White Bicycles will release 'Volume 1: Elegy';; recorded by talented Producer Beren Matthews. The 5 track set signifies a further shift into the electro sphere for the band. Their sentimental vocals and dream-pop inspired guitar weaves remain intact, but backed by stylised beats, inspired by unlikely influences Frank Ocean and Lapalux. In a musical landscape dominated by immediacy and extroversion, The White Bicycles provide a refreshing change of pace.