VESSELS DEBUT VIDEO FOR “4AM” VIA DIY
Special Edition Of Dilate LP Out April 1st On Different Recordings
Following the recent news that Vessels will release a special edition of their acclaimed 2015 album Dilate on April 1st, their first release on [PIAS] electronic imprint Different Recordings, they have shared the striking video for new single ‘4AM’ via DIY. The track finds the Leeds five-piece in brilliant form, offering an expansive masterpiece of widescreen electronica that’s both intimately affecting and sonically massive. The video mirrors these sentiments with visually stunning and impeccably timed images of nature and space. The emotive resonance of Vessels already grasps at the cosmos and this video, along with the remixes and new expanded edition of Dilate, proves the perfect encapsulation of a standout year.
Dilate was originally released in March 2015 on the band’s own Bias imprint. Working with celebrated producer Richard Formby (Ghostpoet, Wild Beasts, Darkstar), it marked the culmination of their transition from soaring guitars to fluid electronics. Fusing the epic builds and elegant breakdowns of their previous work, with physical and propulsive electronic rhythms, the results proved intoxicating. Glowing reviews arrived from all directions, from Mixmag and DJ to The Guardian and Mojo. The electronic music world sat up wide-eyed and took notice. Additionally, Vessels’ tracks have been reworked by the likes of Ripperton and Berghain/Panorama Bar residents Barker & Baumecker. They’ve completed remixes for Nils Frahm, Public Service Broadcasting, Rival Consoles, Maxïmo Park and more. In demand as Vessels DJs they were invited to perform at a recent Jon Hopkins after party and dropped mixes for Solid Steel and Rinse FM.
Vessels have especially developed in the live arena. Establishing themselves amongst the finest live performers in electronic music, they skillfully maintain the crystalline melodies and crushing dynamics of their previous life as a rock band. With two drummers front and center, it’s a visceral and dynamic experience.
The Dilate special edition is available on 180g gatefold double vinyl (with download code), CD and digital formats. All versions include the original album plus ‘4AM’ and a reworking by Ninja Tune’s FaltyDL. The digital editions include bonus track ‘Beautiful You Me’ and remixes by Houndstooth artist Throwing Snow, Berlin-based DJ / label head Len Faki and British trio LV.
Release Date: April 1, 2016
3. Echo In
4. As You Are
6. On Monos
7. Glass Lake
8. On Your Own Ten Toes
9. Beautiful You Me*
11. 4AM (FaltyDL Remix)
12. 4AM (Len Faki Remix)*
13. 4AM (LV Remix)*
14. Elliptic (Throwing Snow Remix)*