khancoban announce new album "Arches Over The Sun" and tour

“khancoban make gorgeously slow burn records, treading the under-represented line between a kind of folk beauty and the excitement of out-and-out rock ‘n’ roll noise. They’ve been compared to Arcade Fire, Wilco and Augie March, which is correct as far as those things are concerned but doesn’t go nearly far enough in telling the full story of complexity and inherent value in this amazing band” – Tony McMahon, Inpress

The second full length album for the Melbourne five-piece, Arches Over The Sun, is a grand, sprawling affair which sees the band effortlessly melding musical styles and genres to produce an album that is both richly textured and deeply moving. It is also something of a departure from the style of khancoban’s previous alt-country and folk influenced releases.

Produced by Nick Huggins (Mick Turner, Kid Sam), and mastered by Casey Rice, (Tortoise, Dirty Three), Arches Over The Sun follows on from 2006’s self titled mini album, and 2008’s much lauded full length debut, “Limbs May Fall”.

The album’s second single is Cause and Chaos, for which there is now also a charming film clip

“…Outstanding….the music made here is so, so easy to fall for, and fall into. Album Of The Month” – Chris Johnston, The Age Melbourne Mag

To celebrate the release of Arches Over The Sun, khancoban announce an album launch tour this August and September!

khancoban Arches Over The Sun Tour

Friday August 12
X&Y Bar, Brisbane
With Mr Maps & Anonymeye

Saturday August 13
Brisbane Powerhouse (solo show)
Supports TBA

Sunday August 14
Brisbane Powerhouse
Supports TBA

Thursday August 18
The Toff In Town, Melbourne
With The Orbweavers & Ildiko

Friday August 26
Petersham Bowls Club, Sydney
With Kid Cornered & TBA

Saturday August 27
The Front, Canberra
Supports TBA

Saturday September 3
Grace Emily, Adelaide
With Mountbatten & Glisk

Arches Over The Sun is out on August 12 through Departed Sounds/Other Tongues