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ALCEST Discuss the songwriting and recording in new trailer





It's less than two weeks to go until ALCEST release their 6th studio album 'Spiritual Instinct!' Recorded at the French Drudenhaus Studios and written in bursts both during and after a prolonged period of touring in support of 2016’s hugely successful 'Kodama', the new and very cathartic album is leading the blackgaze pioneers into dark soundscapes and will be released on October 25th.

The band leader Neige speaks about the studio recordings of the new album with Benoit Roux and explains how lengthy and difficult the writing process can sometimes be. He also sheds light on his working process with his bandmate Winterhalter and how they complement each other. Watch the full trailer, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZOZzjMMYd8

Pre-order your copy of 'Spiritual Instinct' in various collector's formats, here: https://nblast.de/AlcestSpiritInstinct

The album is now available for pre-order in the following formats:
- digipak in O-card
- 36 pages earbook including 2 CD + 180g LP (stone effect) (limited to 2000 copies)
- 180g LP in sleeve available in the colours:
black (retail)
ocean green (NB mailorder + wholesale, limited to 500 copies)
burgundy (NB mailorder exclusive, limited to 300 copies)
polar white (Rough Trade exclusive, limited to 300 copies)
royal blue (band shop exclusive, limited to 300 copies)
- Boxset collector's edition including 2 CDs + 180g LP (stone effect), earbook, bonus mini LP (violet sparkle, etched) in sleeve, art prints and patch (limited to 500 copies)
Digital

USA exclusive vinyl colours:
mint green (retail, limited to 1.700 copies)
clear+blue/bone splatter (indie exclusive, limited to 300 copies)
blood red (NB mailorder exclusive, limited to 500 copies)



In addition, the band will bring their cathartic sound to these European festivals in 2019 and 2020:

18.10. NL Leeuwarden - Into the Void
19.10. D Hameln - Autumn Moon Festival
26.10. F Strasbourg - La Laiterie
02.11. UK Leeds - Damnation Festival
16.11. D Neunkirchen - Gloomaar Festival
06.12. E Madrid - Madrid is the Dark
07.12. P Lisbon - Under the Doom Festival
13.12. NL Eindhoven - Metal Meeting
14.12. UK London - Beyond The Past

2020:
29. - 31.05. D Gelsenkirchen - Rock Hard Festival
06. - 08.08. D Schlotheim - Party.San Open Air



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