Philly’s Gabrielle Smith has the innate ability to immediately exile you to some remote cave on Eskimeaux‘s latest self-titled cassette. With production by Benjamin Schurr, Eskimeaux is a dark, exquisite, wintery nightmare of an album that is brought to earth with Smith’s sublime vocals. The Philadelphia duo will perform with Baltimore’s Raindeer alongside Pree and Young Rapids at JR’s Bar in South Philly on Friday, December 14th. More information can be found on the event page here. Below, stream “Untitled, Part I” and listen to the full album here.
Kudos to The Deli for spotting this yesterday: Gabrielle Smith and Benjamin Schurr, formerly of Philadelphia’s Br’er, just released a single under their new experimental pop project, Eskimeaux. The haunting track, “Trinkets,” can be heard on the Prefix Magazine website here. “Trinkets” will be part of the duo’s forthcoming self-titled album, scheduled for release November 8th. The album is being released through the label Human Kindness Overflowing and will only cost $5.00, with $2.50 going towards meals for Philabundance while the remaining $2.50 is split between the artist and the label’s future contributions to charities. Eskimeaux will be playing at Moviate in Harrisburg November 13th; ticket and show information can be found here.