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Kōfuku

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Kōfuku by Low Flying Hawks will be released on 12th February 2016 through the New York-based label, Magnetic Eye Records.

Magnetic Eye Records is thrilled to announce the signing of Low Flying Hawks, and with it the release of their debut album Kōfuku in February of next year.

Working with producer Toshi Kasai (Big Business) at Sounds of Sirens studio in LA, and featuring Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle, Melvins) and Dale Crover (Melvins, Nirvana) on drums, Low Flying Hawks is a project that consists chiefly of longtime collaborators and enigmatic multi-instrumentalists EHA and AAL.

Compellingly dark in content and undeniably heavy in tone, Kōfuku – which comes from the Japanese word for ‘Surrender’ – has the ability to both satisfy and mollify listeners with an unerring confidence, that over ten tracks draws in funereal doom, gray echoes and psychedelic waves of post-rock disorder. A work that in no small part is informed by a diverse array of influences which include the likes of Richard D James, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and bands such as Black Sabbath and My Bloody Valentine.

Album highlight ‘Ruins’ stands tall as a gripping arrangement that merges metal, rock and roll and crawling, corporeal drumming with the lysergic/elegiac mirrors in songwriter EHA’s mind. Whereas prolonged pieces such as ‘Wolves Within Wolves’ and ‘Destruction Complete’ explore profound themes such as loss and rebirth, amid the dramatic hefts in mood and guitar play that switch freely between seismic drone; noise-rock and shoegaze. All of which make Kōfuku a remarkably moving experience.

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released February 12, 2016

EHA - Guitar, Bass, Lead Vocals
AAL - Guitar, Bass, Additional Vocals
Trevor Dunn - Bass
Dale Crover - Drums

Recorded at Sounds of Sirens, Los Angeles, California.
Engineered, Produced by Toshi Kasai
Mastered by Brad Boadright at Audiosiege

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