Mount Analogue is an electro « drone » band from Paris made of Alexander Van Pelt and Ben Lupus , who also play as guitarists in the french band Coming Soon (better known as Antsy Pants in the US). The name is inspired by the unfinished novel of René Dauval. The two guys express their progressive and psychedelic feelings with electronic machines and heavy percussions. They explore the realms of computer programs, the many repetitions of sound, a kind of perpetual improvisation while live, reaching at times up to ten minutes per track.
Mount Analogue published their first EP Crossed Hills in 2011, while playing some important gigs such as La Maroquinerie, or the opening for Crystal Castles at l’Olympia. Just releasing a new EP with AB Records (home to previously covered artist Island Kizhi find out more here also) this past Monday, 28th of October called “Kwaidan” , a new trip in noise and darkness, portraying an oriental Japanese atmosphere :