From the studio of Interpol and The National producer Peter Katis, as well as their own bookish depths of musical charm emerge Fanfarlo. This whimsical quartet of string, horn, and backyard folk vocals, is the perfect mix of meloncholy Devotchka with a happier pop core, like local faves Motel Motel. In addition to their already long list of musical talents, they seem to be quite crafty too! From KEXP:
Fanfarlo not only released their debut themselves, but they also handcrafted 500 limited editions of the album ‚Äî housed in special foil-blocked, embossed linen-covered dvd-shaped box, packed with an exclusive set of heavyweight letterpress printed postcards featuring the band’s artwork and lyrics ‚Äî themselves! They set up a production line in their own living room and handpacked each one[...]
The sets were originally available through Rough Trade but are long gone by now
And just when you thought you were out of luck… FREEburg is giving away a Fanfarlo Box Set to one lucky reader! Just follow us on Twitter @freedubya and ReTweet the Fanfarlo contest for a chance to win!
Take a looksy after the jump for photos of the Fanfarlo gang making the Limited Edition Reservoir Box Sets, as well as a download of “Luna”, the first single off the self released debut album.