BRETON UNVEIL NEW VIDEO AS PART OF ALBUM REISSUE

Electro five-piece Breton have released a new video to accompany the re-release of their LP War Room Stories. The video accompanies Parthian Shot, one of the tracks from the London based group’s reissued LP, which is available now on their own label Cut Tooth, via Believe Recordings.The song is one of two new tracks to be included in the reissue of the group’s second album, which did not feature in the original release. Roman Rappak, lead... Read More

ELECTRONIC FIVE-PIECE BRETON PREVIEW NEW BONUS TRACK FROM EXPANDED REISSUE

Electronic five-piece Breton has shared a bonus track from their expanded reissue of their latest album War Room Stories. Exit Row is one of nine bonus tracks to appear on the reissued EP, set for release on November 10.The London group, which has previously toured with Local Natives and Foals, also include two new tracks, Titan and Parthian Shot, as well as previously unseen tour pictures and a PDF of all of the group’s lyrics to date. Breton... Read More

NEWS: BRETON RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR ’15 MINUTES’

Breton will release their new single ‘Fifteen Minutes’ on 14th April 2014 through Cut Tooth/Believe Recordings. ‘Fiften Minutes’ is taken from their recently released second album ‘War Room Stories’ and is a highly charged track that captures the spirited energy of the band. The song is written around a field recording of a fierce argument between a couple in a damaged relationship. The video was directed by long time collaborator... Read More

LIVE: BRETON – 04/03/2014

- SOUP KITCHEN, MANCHESTER - I remember hearing London-based indie dance outfit Breton a few years ago and being blown away by how many great artists they managed to sound like in one piece of music. With Foals-esque vocals, Tom Vek’s grooves and the weirdness of Late Of The Pier, Breton made an eclectic debut album which impressed pretty much everyone back in 2012. After a big tour in support of said record, the outfit pretty much disappeared... Read More

INTERVIEW: BRETON

Funkhaus Berlin When the Red Hot Chilli Peppers wanted an unconventional setting to record highly acclaimed ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’, they chose the reportedly haunted former residence of magician Harry Houdini. The coolest location to make a record I thought, until I discovered where London natives Breton decided to record their follow up to 2012’s ‘Other People’s Problems’. Breton’s Daniel McIlvenny (bass... Read More

Album Review: Breton – War Room Stories

At the moment, the DIY ethic that is so essential for exciting new bands is as abundant in the underground music scene as it ever was. With the likes of Manchester band PINS and Leeds groups Menace Beach and Department M – amongst others – all creating their own merchandise, cultivating their own distinct image and releasing high quality demos in the past year, it is evident that up-and-coming music is home to a healthy, vibrant attitude... Read More

NEWS: BRETON – NEW SINGLE ‘ENVY’ + LP

Breton have released the video for their latest single ‘Envy’. ‘Envy is taken from their second album ‘War Room Stories’ which is released by Cut Tooth/Believe Recordings on 3rd February 2014.The album was written during a year spent touring incessantly and playing festivals across the world. It was recorded this summer at the Funkhaus in Berlin – a building with the same otherworldly weirdness as Breton’s beloved creative... Read More

NEWS: BRETON – VIDEO FOR ‘GOT WELL SOON’

Breton have released the video for their brand new track called ‘Got Well Soon’ and its a real pleasure for Silent Radio to preview it here:Lyrically the song is about inclusivity and its flipside. Peer pressure to fit in or go it alone – be in the gang or be rejected. This theme is reflected in the video, a short, disturbing film that was originally made for Breton’s show at the BFI in January this year as part of the British... Read More

NEWS: BRETON – NEW SINGLE + HEAR BUSY P REMIX OF ‘GOVERNING CORRECTLY’

Breton have announced the release of a brand new single ‘Population Density’, due for release on 5th November 2012 on FatCat Records. Recorded between festivals over the summer at the band’s creative HQ The Lab, the band road tested it for the first time at the Route Du Rock festival in France in front of 7,000 people – it was one of the highlights of the set.There are two additional tracks on the single – ‘Governing Correctly’, taken... Read More

VIDEO: BRETON – PERFORMANCE FILM OF NEW SINGLE ‘JOSTLE’

To coincide with the release of their new AA single, ‘Jostle’/’Foam’, due for release of FatCat Records on 2nd July 2012. Breton have released a performance film of ‘Jostle’. It was recorded for A Take Away Show, filmed by and for the acclaimed French site La Blogotheque. Breton transported all their recording equipment and PA from their HQ The Lab in Kennington to Paris, where they took over a French Bistro and set up studio and performed... Read More

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