Chateau Marmont found themselves and each other through synthesized music, so bright and remote in its promises of infinity and eternal bliss, yet so hard, cold and disturbing when its outlook turns dystopian. They come from a place where people still believed in the future; A time when the proto French touch, helmed by Space and Jean-Michel Jarre, dominated the airwaves. The Alan Parsons Project and classic French soundtracks (think Francis Lai) still radiate through their music. Their name, and the sound of Chateau Marmont is resonant of widescreen romance, vintage melancholia and studied postures. The debut LP is coming to North America in early 2012.
MAY 31, 2013 – LOS ANGELES, CA – French trio, Chateau Marmont, are gearing up to release the band’s forthcoming EP, “Wind Blows,” June 11th. In support of the North American EP, the band will also be hitting up New York for several shows throughout release week including special event shows as part of North Side Festival and New Music Seminar. The “Wind Blows” EP is now available for pre-order on iTunes at: http://bit.ly/10IriJr
Though the band shares the same name as the legendary hotel in Los Angeles, the group has steadily been building a name for themselves since the mid 2000’s releasing two EPs (Solar Apex  andNibiru ) which tracks have received rave reviews from the likes of The Fader, XLR8R, andDaytrotter. The group (Guillaume De Maria, Julien Galner and Raphaël Vialla) combines each members’ concise and fine tuned skill sets to create atmospheric tracks that meld French pop, synthetic landscapes and cinematic builds. Furthermore, the group has been recruited to remix heavy hitters such as La Roux, Royksopp, Midnight Juggernauts, and Peter, Bjorn & John – just to name a few.
A full schedule of Chateau Marmont’s New York shows can be found below along with the “Wind Blows” EP track listing.
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