“Kelly Lee Owens sounds ethereal and jittery at the same time — not an easy thing . . . Her sounds are the rounded, rubbery boops and pings of techno, ricocheting all around; a steady but understated beat carries [“Anxi”] into a complete transformation halfway through.” – The New York Times
“[Kelly Lee Owens] mixes dream pop and ambient techno on her immensely varied and fully-formed debut.” -- Pitchfork
London-based producer Kelly Lee Owens is announcing her first everNorth American tour in support of her self-titled, debut album, released this past March via Smalltown Supersound. On stage as on record, Kelly blurs the line between throbbing techno and pop vocal performances.
Additionally, Kelly now presents the video for “Throwing Lines.” As Kelly describes it, "This is one of the poppiest tracks on my record and it could have had a showy video to match, but it feels good to take the piss instead - out of myself and that world.”
Kelly Lee Owens bridges the gaps between cavernous techno, spectral pop, and Krautrock’s mechanical pulse, It brims with exploratory wonder and delves into a variety of moods - sadness, anxiety, and darkly shaded ecstasy - with a trippy-eyed clarity and confidence. Since announcing her debut album, Kelly has quickly become regarded as one of the most exciting new artists to watch from the likes of Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and way beyond.
Kelly Lee Owens’ Tour Dates: (new dates in bold) Wed. May 10 - London, UK @ Pickle Factory Thu. May 11 - Amsterdam, NL @ De School Sat. May 13 - Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Wed. May 17 - Toulouse, FR @ Art Gallery (DJ Set) Sat. June 3 - Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound Sun. June 11 - Paris, FR @ We Love Green Festival Sat. July 8 - Cheshire, UK @ Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bluedot Festival Wed. July 12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Good Room Thu. July 13 – Montreal, QC @ Ritz PDB Fri. July 14 – Toronto, ON @ Coda w/ John Talabot Sat. July 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts Thu. July 20 – Seattle, WA @ Q Nightclub w/ John Talabot Fri. July 21 – Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest Sat. July 22 – San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Music Hall Fri. Aug 11 - Göteborg, SE @ Way Out West Festival Sat. Aug. 12 - Oslo, NO @ Øya Festival Fri. Sep. 1 - Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Sun. Sep 3 - Stradbally, IE @ Electric Picnic Festival Thu. Oct 19 - London, UK @ Oslo Hackney Wed. Nov. 1 – Sun. Nov. 5 - Reykjavik, IS @ Air Waves Festival
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