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EXHALE (acoustic) - out now!

 

THIS IS Pocket knife army

 

Heavily relying on the instrumental and vocal skills of its members, Pocket Knife Army made a niche for themselves where the attack and grit of a rock band meets the drama of modern electronic pop. Eschewing the use of a laptop in favor of analog synthesizers and drum machines, the duo pushes the concept of live electronica to its limit.

Their music is best described as a Russian Matryoshka. The outermost doll looking like a cyborg, half human, half machine, while at heart, the smallest doll would probably more resemble Jeff Buckley. Pocket Knife Army is, all things considered, more about the impact of the songs than anything else. Around that come the layers of intricate arrangements, gritty synths, and Desirée Coumans’ expressive vocal skills.

After their critically acclaimed debut album, the band toured through their home country and started writing songs for the second album ‘Forever Counting Sheep’, which was released on March 8th 2018. The invitation to play during Tallinn Music Week was the starting point of their international career, followed by a tour through Europe.

To keep pushing their skills even further, the band took up the monthly challenge to write, arrange and produce a song each month of 2019, and film an accompanying live session.

More material is scheduled to be released later that year.

Vocals, (Bass)Guitar / Desirée Coumans
Synths, Sampling / Erwin Tuijl

 

 

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Forever Counting sheep

This time i’ll come out unharmed

 

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T-SHIRT - Forever Counting Sheep

100% organic cotton, 100% Fair Wear unisex T-shirt.

€20,95

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Forever Counting Sheep - Vinyl / CD

Beautiful gatefold edition, 180 grams vinyl. Download code included! - Or CD Digipack

€14,95 - CD

€20,95 - Vinyl

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This Time I’ll Come Out Unharmed - Vinyl / CD

Beautiful gatefold edition, 180 grams vinyl. Download code included! - Or CD Digipack

€14,95 - CD

€20,95 - Vinyl

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EP - Pocket Knife Army

The first EP released in 2014. Digital album, download only.

€2,99

 

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The Weight (live)

28.2.2019

Pocket Knife Army performing 'The Weight', live from the PKA studio. Filmed by Jesse Immanuel Bom http://www.vimeo.com/jessebom Edited by Desirée Coumans Copyright Pocket Knife Army. All rights reserved
 

Charleroi

29.1.2018

NEW ALBUM OUT NOW Listen to 'Forever Counting Sheep' on Spotify and other streaming services: hyperurl.co/zs2vce This song was inspired by a photo book about Charleroi, made by Stephan Vanfleteren.

ALBum release show

3.8.2018 / Live at EKKO Utrecht

Recorded Live @ Ekko, Utrecht 08-03-2018. Filmed by Jesse Bom (Close-ups) and Claudia van Swelm (Audience shots) Copyright Pocket Knife Army 2018

 

Exhale - acoustic

25.4.2019

Something totally different this month! An acoustic version of our song Exhale. Most of our songs are written on a guitar or piano, and this one is no exception. The version on our latest album 'Forever Counting Sheep' is loaded with synths and other instruments, but we wanted to take the song back to its roots.
 

 

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