“Maybe Lately” – Ltd 7″ Single
(Release Date: 03/24/08)
limited to just 200 copies – one per person. miracle fortress is from the brainwaves of graham van pelt, a montreal-based multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who builds wall of sound pop songs in the tradition of brian wilson and brian eno. in late 2005, graham van pelt began recording as miracle fortress after co-founding the multi-functional art space / venue / studio space, friendship cove, with local artist jack dylan in montreal’s griffintown. graham composed, recorded, and mixed the entire ‘five roses’ album himself within a few months; only taking time out to perform as a solo act opening for bands like love is all, vic chestnut, and locals sunset rubdown and islands. ‘five roses’ is an ambitious and engaging record of sprawling pop songs that echo my bloody valentine, animal collective, the beach boys, john cale and arcade fire. originally from stratford, ontario, graham (age 23) is also a member of montreal’s think about life (alien8 / what’s your rupture). limited 7″ only on rough trade.
Watch the new “Maybe Lately” video here. Watch the new video “Have You Seen In Your Dreams” here.
Check out the remaining Miracle Fortress tour dates and the embedded videos for “Maybe Lately” and “Have You Seen In Your Dreams” after the jump. (The Mercury Lounge show on the 21st is already sold out!)
Miracle Fortress – “Have You Seen In Your Dreams”
Miracle Fortress – “Maybe Lately”
MF 2008 Tour Dates w/Liam Finn and The Most Serene Republic
March 17 Atlanta, GA @ Five Spot
March 18 Raleigh, NC @ The Pour House
March 19 Washington, DC @ DC9
March 20 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
March 21 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (Sold Out)
March 22 Boston, MA @ Middle East
March 23 Buffalo, NY @ Big Orbit’s Soundlab