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Altertape @ Stoemp (BXL)

Last weekend was THE weekend for Altertape: Glasstic Drops was presented for the very first time! The release was a great success, to say the least. But this is only the beginning… Next week the band will be exposing our capital to their unique sound, at the Stoemp-concerts.   Come on over to Bonnefooi on Tuesday 21 October. The gig starts at around 9.30pm.   ******   Vorig weekend was Altertape-weekend: Glasstic Drops werd de wereld in gestuurd! De cd-voorstellingen waren een groot…

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More enthusiastic souls for Altertape!

Another very nice review for Altertape’s debut Glasstic Drops, this time from Snoozecontrol. They conclude the following:   “Altertape’s Glasstic Drops bring us a colourful variation of styles and excites from start till end, with soothing soundscapes on the one end and gripping jazz sounds on the other. But mostly this debut shows an abundance of experimental extravagances and changes in tempo, making us curious about the future. With this album and this sound they could go anywhere and don’t need to pin…

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Altertape’s first review: YES!

Less than two weeks before Altertape releases their debut album Glasstic Drops, and RifRaf has already given them their blessing:   “Jazz meets ambient meets postrock in Flanders Fields’ will from this moment onwards be equal to Altertape. Always with an eye on a relatively breezy accessibility the band around Jonathan Callens (Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat) enthusiastically spins filmic, instrumental melodies. On ‘Snow’ and ‘Halfway’ – reminiscent of Explosions In The Sky and occasionally some Red Sparowes –…

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Altertape on tour

In exactly three weeks Altertape‘s debut album Glasstic Drops is coming out! Opportunities to go see the band live and buy the cd or vinyl aplenty:   10 October: Club De Loge (Ghent) – 8pm (cd-release: reduced rates for the album!) 12 October: Club De Loge (Ghent) – 3pm (cd-release: reduced rates for the album!) 19 October: The Roots (Oostend) – 9pm 21 October: Bonnefooi (Brussels) – 9pm (Stoemp concert!) 23 October: G-Huis (Melle) – 9pm 27 November: Nijdrop (Opwijk)…

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Altertape on the radio!

Urgent.fm 105.3 is a fan of Altertape and has put a couple of the songs on Glasstic Drops in rotation. Listen out for Reverse for instance and get a sneak preview of the album!   ****   Urgent.fm 105.3 is fan van Altertape en heeft een aantal nummers van Glasstic Drops in rotatie staan. Luister nu al naar Reverse bijvoorbeeld voor een voorsmaakje van het album!

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