The Dove & the Wolf explores warmth, intimacy, and freedom in the “Free Around You” video

The Dove and the Wolf | still from video

Before their new album Conversations is released on May 3, songwriting duo The Dove & the Wolf have shared a video for “Free Around You,” a single we heard a few weeks back. According to the band members, who split their time between France and the States, the shadowy video was shot on16mm film in Paris this winter. Directed by Leo Schrepel, it captures the hushed and dreamy feel of the song as Paloma Gil and Lou Hayat are basked in flashes of golden light. Continue reading →


The Dove & The Wolf’s bond is strong as ever on “Free Around You”

The Dove & The Wolf | photo by Marcus Maddox

The Dove & The Wolf have shared a third single from their forthcoming album, Conversations. Though we first heard “Free Around You” during the band’s Audiotree session in 2017, it’s been reworked for the new album. Conversations, which will be the French-American duo’s first full-length, is out May 3.

After moving stateside from France, the duo of Paloma Gil and Lou Hayat spent several years here in Philly. Though they’ve now moved on — they’re currently split between Nashville and Paris — their cohesion as a songwriting duo is stronger than ever. Continue reading →


The Dove and The Wolf and Hand Habits will play an Out of Town Films show at the FU Chapel

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The Dove and The Wolf | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN
Indie outfit The Dove and the Wolf has fast become one of our favorites on the local scene over here at Key HQ. The Philly-via-Paris band led by Paloma Gill and Lou Hayat-Camard released its latest EP of serpentine space-folk earlier this year; I Don’t Know What to Feel is aching and immersive, and the band has been playing a lot around town in support of it. Continue reading →


The Dove & The Wolf go down the shore in new “The Smell of Us” video

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The Dove & The Wolf | photo by Colin Kerrigan | courtesy of the artist

The Dove & The Wolf have taken Philadelphia by storm, first with their introductory Shaking Through Session and then, earlier this summer, with their I Don’t Know What To Feel EP. The Paris-born duo has a dreamy quality in their sound and a lost-in-thought style of lyrical writing, two characteristics that pair well with the nostalgic feeling of the new video for “The Smell of Us.”

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