Jake Blythe, Amber Lane-McIvor and Oliver Lamb are the Manchester (UK) band Ambiere. Describing themselves as a band as who ‘like to make ambient fairy tale sounds and big beats’, they have certainly mastered the art of emotive indie electro on new release, I See Faces.
The track is a follow-up to their Tree Of Life EP and shows an increased sense of maturity and assertiveness in the trios’ song-writing and arrangements. The more low-key, trip-hop elements of their sound have been expanded on and given new life with infusions of more indie and ethereal influences.
Think The xx or The Gossip with a wry disco beat and lashings of soul, then you’re on the right track to understanding how good I See Faces is. Ambiere sound like a band on the cusp of something truly great!
Discussing the release, the band stated: “The track was written about the feeling of waking up from a nightmare, and the intense panicky feeling you get as you try to separate reality from what’s been going on in your head”.
I See Faces is out now on all major digital platforms, and you can check out more of the band’s music over on Spotify. The band have recently finished a UK tour, finishing up with a launch party for the single in their home town, but be sure to keep an eye on their Twitter and other social media feeds for news on upcoming events.