Album Premiere: Nightmare Fortress - The Wanting

Local Music, KEXP Premiere
Janice Headley
photo by Invisible Hour

Since their inception in 2011, Nightmare Fortress has kept KEXP under a spell. Today, we're excited to bring you an exclusive premiere of the Seattle band's dark debut full-length, The Wanted, self-released next Tuesday, May 12th.

Famed local producer Erik Blood (Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, Crypts) takes their dancefloor darkwave to new heights. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes it as "a strong set of goth-tinged synth-pop with dark synths, atmospheric guitars and propulsive rhythms accompanying Alicia Amiri’s haunting vocals." Close your eyes, and listen.

Nightmare Fortress are heading out on a west coast tour, including a May 21st show at The Shakedown in Bellingham, WA. Find out about future Seattle shows at the band's Facebook or Twitter page.

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