New Artist - 'Handshake'
We’ve already featured 2 electronic based artists today, so we may as well add a third, a new, impressive and genuinely exciting release from Swedish band ‘Handshake’. The band was formed after electronic instrumental duo Patrik Ebbersten and Carl-Johan Elger bumped into singer Peder Gravlund (formally of the Americana Indie band Shooting John) and asked him to try adding some vocals to their arrangements.
The first output from Handshake is really interesting, it’s a single called ‘Waiting Still’ which is released on Friday, ahead of an album called Runaway, which will be released by Red Olive Music on November 30. The soft but spellbinding vocals of Gravlund combine so well with the electro sounds from Ebbersten and Elger, and I genuinely love the understated and beautiful melody, which has hints of The National.
Anyway here’s the video to 'Waiting Still', which features actor Johan Hedenberg
So the album release on November 30th is firmly in our diary, and for further information on this new project please visit the websites below: