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Jewels Of The Nile




1 – Kiss of Fir
2 – Only Children (free)
3 – Egyptian Eyes
4 – When I Was A Lover
5 – Hunter Explorer
6 – Deathwish
7 – Warfare
8 – Spanish Dancers

Limited edition of 300 copies only. Transparent blue vinyl, 2 sided 12″ insert with lyrics and deluxe download Dropcard.

Jewels Of The Nile are a trio out of Portland with an obvious influence from the dark Northwest. Formed early in 2010 by Meghan Christine and Jessy Montaigne (SUBTONIX) while playing in their other project MAGICK DAGGERS, the two bonded over a common love of more primal, down tempo electronic music, also sharing double air in the stars, combining to create a spark of desire to form something that allowed the freedom of complete exploration in music and the world. The two are joined by Amity Givens rounding out the live performance on drums and percussion.

The music transcends boundaries of dark electronic dance beats, to hints of tropical upbeat tango rhythms, laced with psychedelic reverb and infectious new wave hooks in others. Montaigne provides ether based come- hither lyrics that at times span into a deeper velvet clad register, bringing the suggestion of a more sensuous gnosis. The textures of the multiple synth layers range from pensive organ sounds to bell-like island melodies over tribal and break beats.

After a sold out split 7″ with fellow Portlanders Soft Metals, this is the first full lenght album for Jewels Of The Nile called ‘Pleasure’, out on desire (vinyl, CD and digital) and Sweating Tapes (cassette).


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