Horse Lords at Hopscotch Music Festival

Horse Lords received ‘Special Mention’ in Indy Week’s Hopscotch  Festival 2013 Day 3 Highlights! The article outlines which acts to visit during the festival, with Horse Lords singled out as a must-see:

“While they don’t fit the spirit of this piece, it would be criminal for me not to mention Horse Lords. This double-drumming Baltimore art-rock outfit’s rhythmic meditations balanced technical acrobatics with body-moving percussion to such a degree that I kept on dropping my unconvincing journalistic front and yelling ‘yeah!’”

Although, the festival has come to a close, Horse Lords will be launching their second North American tour in October, so be sure to catch them on the road!

Ehse on The City Paper’s Big Baltimore Playlist


The City Paper has featured some artists circling the Ehse ring in their Big Baltimore Playlist. The playlist includes Ehse friends Horse Lords, Andrew Bernstein, Mole Suit Choir, Bobby Donnie, Marcel Du Swamp, and This World Sucks. Check out some unreleased material from Baltimore’s best and brightest!

Side 1 of Playlist

Side 3 of Playlist


Where is Max Eilbacher?

Upcoming: Needle Gun Tour

Needle Gun will be heading out on tour this month. Dates can be found here and previous Ehse release here. Check out their tour promo video:



Complete dates:

April 17th - Philadelphia, PA @ Heaven’s Gate

April 18th - Brooklyn, NY @ Fitness Gallery

April 19th - Upstate, NY @ Bard College

April 20th - Northampton, MA @ Up in Smoke Fest

April 21st - Providence, RI @ TBA

April 22nd - Boston, MA @ Deep Thoughts Record Shop

April 23rd - Montreal, QC @ TBA

April 24th - Toronto, ON @ TBA

April 26th - Detroit, MI @ TBA

April 27th - Chicago, IL @ TBA

April 28th - Cleveland, OH @ TBA

April 29th - Oberlin Ohio @ Oberlin College

April 30th - Pittsburgh, PA @ TBA

May 1st - Frostburg, MD @ Frostburg State University Frat House

May 2nd - Baltimore, MD @ TBA



Pictures from Horse Lords + Matmos in Baltimore

Impose magazine posted some great photos from the Horse Lords + Matmos tour wrap-up in Baltimore at the 14k Cabaret. Check them out here!

Horse Lords Tour Reviews + Tour Wrap-Up

As the Horse Lords + Matmos US tour wraps up, positive reviews begin to roll in. The L.A. Times music blog Pop and Hiss referred to the performance at the Masonic Cemetery as “stunning.”

Likewise, The L.A. based music/travel blog Restless Cities said that Horse Lords’ music “would be problematic if not done with skill,” adding that there was “just the right amount of cowbell.”

Horse Lords and Matmos return home to Baltimore with a show at the 14K Cabaret on Tuesday.

Full articles:

Pop + Hiss

Restless Cities

VIDEO: Where’s My Face??!! – Ehse On Ice with Lexie Mountain Boys and Other Beautifuls

Check out some excellent footage of Ehse On Ice! Ehse friend Tiffany Seal grabbed some video right after Lexie Mountain Boys’ set with DJ Asa Osbourne spinning audio in the background. Additionally, thanks to performers Ed Shrader’s Music Beat and Marcel du Swamp, and everyone who came out to enjoy the ice.

Horse Lords review + Tour

Horse Lords received acclaim from the Chicago Reader this week in preparation for their upcoming tour with Matmos. The Reader says that “[Horse Lords'] music comes together so organically that it transcends expectations.”

Check out the review in its entirety here!

The Horse Lords/Matmos tour kicks off this week with a show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. View the dates here!

Leo Svirsky + Horse Lords Reviews on Terrascope

English reviewer Terrascope calls Leo Svirsky’s Songs in the Key of Survival “a thoughtful and engaging collection that needs attention,” adding “this is an album for people seeking a deeper musical experience.”

Horse Lords received equal props from Terrascope — “The more you play this the better it becomes, even more so with lights out and headphones on, strap-in and have fun.”

Full reviews from Terrascope here!


Secret Secrets on MUU FOR EARS Compilation

Secret Secrets will be featured on an upcoming compilation entitled MUU FOR EARS 11. The MUU Artists Association is an artist run, Finnish interdisciplinary artist association, founded in 1987 to represent and promote new and experimental forms of art. Check out Secret Secrets’ previous releases here.

For more on MUU click here.

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