2013-05-23 17:53:54 UTC
EF Kollage


It all started in Gothenburg, Sweden back in 2003. After various incarnations the band we’ve now come to know as EF hit their stride by opening up their heavy distorted guitar palet to a much richer, textural approach with haunting melodies and harmonies. The band started touring and built up a dedicated fanbase throughout the years. The experience and confidence gained from these 16 odd tours have taken them all over Europe, Russia and Asia. It has shaped them to become the explosive, energetic and cathartic live band they are now today.

As it goes with age and experience also comes growth. Although the sound of the band has evolved away from the hardcore infused post-rock of their early days, EF have always kept their hardcore d.i.y. ethics alive. By running their own record label, And the Sound Records, and setting up their own worldwide distribution they sold thousands of records along the way. Their last full length album "Mourning golden morning“ (2010 ATS Records/Cargo) being the one that finally gave the band the critical acclaim and a wider audience.


2013: Ceremonies 2012: Delusions of grandeur EP – Pelagic Records 2010: Mourning golden morning CD - ATS Records 2008: I am responsible CD - ATS Records 2008: Hello Scotland Remixed CDEP - ATS Records 2006: Give me beauty... Or give me death! CD - ATS Records and not to forget 2005: A triology of noise 7” - Jezebel Recordings

2013 marks the 10 year celebration of the band’s existence. They are still aiming high. What better way is there than to celebrate this with the release of their 4th studio album! We’re happy and proud to announce that "Ceremonies“ will be released in September. In autumn of 2012 the band released a glimpse of their ever evolving sound on the 10“ vinyl EP "Delusions of grandeur“, to rave reviews in both the alternative press and the metal media – the sound of that EP hinted at a new beginning; a potential infatuation with pop-ish song efforts? This is one of EF’s greatest strenghts. They appeal to both bearded indie rockers, horn throwing metal heads and intensely staring post-rockers at the same time. They can be heavy and fragile simultaneously, and they are not affraid to push their own boundaries


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"Ceremonies“ is once again an expedition through the landscape of sound that EF conjures up with great efficacy. Their love of melody and harmony alive, carried by heavy rythms, only to be dispersed into a sonic aurora borealis; with improved vocal and orchestral arrangements including more strings, horns, piano and even the use of synthesizers. And, once again given the carefully sculpted mix production by Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna).

• Mixed and mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna) • Brand new studio album by one of Europe's leading DIY post rock bands !!! • For fans of Sigur Rós, Explosions In The Sky, Mogwai, Cult Of Luna • The band has played around 200 shows during 16 (!) European tours and includinga very successful tour in China in 2011. • EF have shared the stage with the likes of Red Sparrows, The Ocean, Cult of Luna, The Album Leaf, 65daysofstatic, This Will Destroy You, and many more.

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Ef - Ceremonies Artist - Ef Album - Ceremonies Release Date - 2013 [ SEPT ] Genre - Instrumental, Experimental, Post-rock Tracklist 1. Bells bleed & bloom 2. Yield, heart. Yield! 3. Lake Vaettern 4. Sex 5. Delusions of grandeur 6. Where G. Mallory sleeps -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - Ceremonies -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - EF Album - Delusions Of Grandeur [ * * * * * ] X 10 Release Date - 2012 Genre - Post-rock, Shoegaze, Indie [ TOTALLY AWESOME / GET IT ] Tracklist A1 Delusions Of Grandeur A2 Fem:1 B1 Fem:2 B2 I Never Felt This Way Before -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EF - Delusions Of Granduer -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Ef Album - Mourning Golden Morning Release Date - 2010 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Escapade #1 2 Sons of Ghosts 3 K-141 KYPCK 4 Longing for Colors 5 Fyra 6 401 Lwa 7 Alp Lugens and Beyond -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - Mourning Golden Morning Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Ef Album - A Trilogy of Dreams, Noise and Silence Release Date - 2004 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist A What If I Took a Wrong Turn? B I Hear Heartbeats -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - A Trilogy of Dreams, Noise and Silence Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Ef Album - Give Me Beauty... Or Give Me Death! Release Date - 2006 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Ett 4:01 2 Hello Scotland 12:19 3 Final Touch / Hidden Agenda 11:15 4 He Came, He Stayed, He Fell 3:59 5 Tomorrow my Friend 14:05 6 We'll Meet in the End 6:25 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - Give Me Beauty... Or Give Me Death! Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Ef Album - I Am Responsible Release Date - 2008 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Soon 2:54 2 Två 10:38 3 Bear 16:46 4 Thrills 6:48 5 Appendix 7:01 6 A Tailpiece 14:03 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - I am Responsible Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Ef Album - Hello Scotland Remixes Release Date - 2008 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Hello Scotland (Album Version) 12:21 2 Hello Scotland (Stafrænn Hákon Remix) 7:12 3 Hello Scotland (Euphoria Remix) 4:11 4 Hello Scotland (ISAN Remix) 8:08 5 Hello Scotland (Corwood Manual Remix) 7:43 6 Hello Scotland (Patrik Torsson Remix) 3:52 7 Hello Scotland (Uzi and Ari Remix) 4:24 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - Hello Scotland Remixes Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EF - Demo's... Artist - Ef Album - Demo I, II, III & IV Release Date - ??? Genre - Instrumental, Experimental, Post-rock [ TOATLLY AWESOME ] Tracklist [ Demo I ] 01 - Intro (Instrumental) 02 - 02 The Greatest Is The Fall Tracklist [ Demo II ] 01 A Dictionary From Failure To Sarc 02 Tre 03 Sense Of... 04 +Bt Tracklist [ Demo III ] 01 Norrland 02 Bazar Magnavat 03 11 Shots And A Sudden Death 04 What If It Just Exploded_ 05 All Good Things Must Come To An E Tracklist [ Demo IV ] 01 Tomorrow My Friend... (Pt1) 02 ...We'll Meet In The End (Pt2) 03 Misinform The Uninformed -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ef - Demo I | Ef - Demo II | Ef - Demo III | Ef - Demo IV -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Pg.Lost | C.A.T | Herod Layne | Deepset | S.G & PR Underground -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EF --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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