Concert Impressions: The Arkanes

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Hey guys,

yesterday I was part of the most chaotic interview ever, a brilliant rock show and some other fun adventures.
In other words - I met up with The Arkanes.

For those of you who don't know them, The Arkanes are a rock band from Liverpool, UK consisting of Chris Pate (lead vocals, guitar), Dylan Cassin (lead guitar, backing vocals), Lee Dummett (bass, backing vocals) and Andy Long (drums).

They supported Monster Truck on the German leg of their tour and played at Kellerklub Stuttgart. Of course we had to met up for an interview which will be online as soon as I'm done cutting and editing. (Might take a few days, weeks, years)

But I'm already able to share some photographs I took at the gig. Oh and a video I filmed.

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  Their stage performance could be described as expressive, passionate and energetic.
That's what got me when I first saw them two years ago - you just can't stand still when they're performing. (Unless you have to because you're filming. It's a pain.)

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If you're a fan of handmade rock music with burning riffs, lyrics sung by an expressive voice and brilliant beats, then do yourself a favour and check out The Arkanes properly.

They've got an album coming out on April 25th called "W.A.R" so head over to iTunes or amazon and pre-order it.
My hunch tells me it's going to be one of the best albums you've heard this year.

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Alright, did I get you curious how they sound? Good!
Here's a video mash-up from the gig. Please excuse the sound.
(Watch in HD)

Make sure to check them out if you haven't yet and please come back to see the interview within the next few days. It's a blast!

The Arkanes online: Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

And at this point I'd like to thank the Chris, Andy, Lee, Dylan and Brophy for absolutely spoiling me, I definitely had a great time. Keep those polaroids safe!

Alright alright, thanks everybody for reading/watching. I hope you enjoyed! :)

Credits // Text, Photography & Video: Vanessa Jertschewske


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