Track Of The Day – Exit Calm – ‘The Rapture’ Deep Cut Remix

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Exit Calm’s self-titled 2010 album garnered high praise indeed with perhaps our favourite comment coming from Todd Eckhart (producer of the excellent Ian Curtis biopic ‘Control’) who said of the band “Pure Genius … and the avoidance of all that whiny, sexless bullshit passing for rebellion at the moment.”  Mani of the Stone Roses/Primal Scream was rather more to the point describing Exit Calm as “makers of proper f*cking music.” 

After two years spent writing and recording, Exit Calm are back with a new single ‘The Rapture’ a huge soaring beast of a song that’s more Bunnymen meets Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rather than sounding anything remotely like that fatuous little arena dwelling, tax evading gnome, Bono.  A big bollocked stadium sized anthem that manages to be genuinely uplifting without being euphuistic or overbearing.

We also have an exclusive remix of the song from Deep Cut (Mat Flint & Ian Button, Revolver/ Death in Vegas,) giving the song the full on ‘Screamadelica’ treatment. You can grab it  below as a free download.

“The Rapture” will be out on limited heavyweight yellow or green vinyl 7″ on the Club AC30 imprint, February 18th.

 

2013 Tour Dates

21st February – London, Borderline

22nd February – Sheffield, Academy 2

23rd February – Cheltenham, Sound Music Venue

24th February – Birmingham, Academy 3

28th February – Manchester, Deaf Institute

1st March – Glasgow, King Tuts

2nd March – Leeds, Cockpit

3rd March – York, Duchess

Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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