Matt Preston, a.k.a., Phaeleh, the acclaimed Bristol, UK-based released his sophomore effort, Tides earlier this year. The new effort continues Phaeleh’s reputation for crafting an electronica that has an icy sheen, while being incredibly cinematic. “Whistling in the Dark” is the latest single off the album, which features Augustus Ghost of Snow Ghosts is a track that’s reminiscent of Massive Attack and Portishead – it’s looped string sample creates an eerie sense of anxious dread. And you can’t quite get it out of your head.
The North American tour will include a September 20th stop at Glasslands; Washington, DC; Montreal, QC; Philadelphia, PA; Toronto, ON; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; Vancouver, BC; Portland, OR; and others.