Amethysts illuminate the night with ‘New Moon’

"Not knowing how much you needed that something in your life until it came to light, bringing with it a sense of contentment and direction"
24 October 2023

After basking in a wave of critical acclaim for their previous single Bloodline, Amethysts, the duo of musical alchemists, are set to enchant listeners once again with the title track from their EP, New Moon (Released Nov 17th).​ Released via Tabby Tracks Records & Conch Town Records, the duo’s latest offering, New Moon, once again underscores their progress and knack in creating atmospheric, emotionally resonant soundscapes.

The production prowess behind New Moon is helmed by none other than Alex Gordon, renowned for his work with The Cure and Bat For Lashes. Mastered by the band’s live engineer, Tom Stanford, the track weaves moody electronics seamlessly with intricate guitar work, creating an immersive auditory experience that transcends genres.

Amethysts, known for their distinctive fusion of shoegaze-influenced guitar riffs, analogue synths, and warming bass, expertly capture the essence of electronic, indie, and dreampop elements that have become the hallmark of their stylistic live performances. Clarice‘s vocals, alternating between delicate and soaring, add an additional layer of emotional depth, making New Moon a sonic tapestry that resonates with listeners.

In a candid reflection on the track, Clarice shares, “The track is about new beginnings and giving your whole self to something like never before. Not knowing how much you needed that something in your life until it came to light, bringing with it a sense of contentment and direction.”

Amethysts have solidified their place in the musical landscape with a glittering catalog that boasts over 1.7 million plays on Apple Music and 750k on Spotify, accompanied by multiple awards. The duo has garnered widespread recognition from esteemed platforms like BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 Music, Radio X, and Kerrang! Radio, to name a few. Having shared stages with the likes of Anna Meredith, Bessie Turner, and Nothing But Thieves, and gracing festivals such as Latitude Festival, Secret Garden Party, and BBC Introducing Live, Amethysts continue to ascend to new heights.

Amethysts are poised to enthrall live audiences at Moth Club, London, sharing the stage with The People Versus on February 13th. Assuring a thrilling night, the duo pledges to unleash their sonic enchantment, casting a mesmerizing spell on the crowd and immersing them in the captivating universe of their latest creation, New Moon.

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