Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Flickering Flashlight



Photo by Celia Perrin Sidarous.

 Today is the official release of Adam and the Amethyst's new album, "Flickering Flashlight" on Kelp Records. I have actually been listening to it for many months already, since my brother gave me an early version when I was working on the cover art, and I absolutely adore it. Adam and I composed the image for the cover together, with various objects he and I have collected over the years. I photographed our composition and made a painting of it. Here it is:
The album (which can be streamed here or ordered here) has already received some great reviews and a cover story in the Hour in Montreal.

They will be playing here in Toronto tomorrow night, a few more shows in Ontario and the East Coast over the next couple of weeks, and in Brooklyn on Nov. 9th. The Kelp site has a listing of venues and dates.   

Aaaand... They also have a beautiful new video for one of my favourite songs (NSFW due to the skinny-dipping). It was made at Toronto Island by Yuula Benivolski.

9 comments:

  1. Carly, your cover is beautiful! (And so is the album. I can't wait to get a copy!) xo

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  2. yay for the montreal love! they rule! and the album cover is just gorgeous.

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  3. The cover is is so lovely & I loved both the song & the video. Do you know if they might head out west sometime soon?

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  4. That is some seriously fabulous cover art! I'd buy the album just for the cover...although the music is pretty fantastic, too, so it's win-win. :)

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  5. Thanks! I'm so happy you guys like it!

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  6. This is amazing in so many ways! Congratulations to the band as well. I come to your blog because of a link on tumblr, but coincidentally did a project for a year of painting found objects (wrack-line.blogspot.com). Great to have discovered your beautiful work!
    Megan

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