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New York shows announced 

VIDEO: “Alkaline”

Photo by Mark Goethals

Brooklyn trio Papertwin share the video for their recent single “Alkaline.” Directed by Clare Wadsworth, the video was inspired by performance artist, Issa Israel. The video captures Issa’s transformation into his alter ego.  Watch the video over at BULLETT Magazine.

Papertwin has been playing music together since 2009, formed by Max Decker after narrowly escaping a lucrative career as a landscape painter. After two homespun EPs, the band is set to release their first studio collaboration, Vox Humana, on June 17.

Recorded under the guidance of producer Abe Seiferth (Yeasayer, Eleanor Friedberger, Turing Machine, DFA’s Plantain Studios), and mastered by Joe Laporta (Vampire Weekend, Beach House), Vox Humana escalates the band’s unique brand of synth-pop to new heights. Dreamy, dark, and nostalgically sci-fi, the EP features analog synthesizers, driving percussion, and reflective vocals. Drawing on influences from The Cure to Gillian Welch, Vox Humana builds upon the band’s previous recordings Porcelain (2011) and Peru(2012).

Papertwin is comprised of Max Decker (vocals, guitar, synth), Francis Cardinale (drums, programming) and Nick Shopa (synth). They are friends, and have been for a while. Before forming Papertwin they were valet car parkers, land surveyors, piano tuners, landscape painters, denim tailors, movie popcorn poppers…and sometimes still are.

Tour Dates:

06/07 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands

07/01 Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right (Record release show)

Vox Humana
Release date: June 17, 2014

Track List:
1. Alkaline
2. Headlights
3. Whale
4. Arco
5. Sonar
6. Laces Out

PAPERTWIN LINKS: Official / Facebook / Twitter / Bandcamp