SEATTLE POST-PUNK GAZERS. DREAMY, DYNAMIC AND LOUD.
NÉE C’EST LA MORT.
SEATTLE’S FOTOFORM CREATE BEAUTIFUL GUITAR-BASED DREAMY POST-PUNK. PROPELLED FORWARD BY KIM HOUSE’S MELODIC BASS AND GARRETT CROXON’S (FLEET FOXES, ERIK BLOOD, MOON DIAL) SWINGING BACKBEAT, KIM’S VOCALS GLIDE OVER INTERTWINING GUITARS FROM GEOFF COX AND JOEL BERGSTROM(VIBRAGUN)
TAKING THEIR NAME FROM A MID-CENTURY EXPRESSIONIST PHOTOGRAPHY MOVEMENT, FOTOFORM RECALL THE GAUZY ATMOSPHERE OF UK ALTERNATIVE (THE CURE, COCTEAU TWINS, LUSH, SLOWDIVE, SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES) WITH THE IMMEDIACY OF US INDIE AND POST-PUNK.
FOTOFORM DRAW FROM THE BAND MEMBERS’ HISTORY IN SHOEGAZE/DARKWAVE VETERANS, C’EST LA MORT, WHO ENJOYED CRITICAL ATTENTION IN THE US AND ESPECIALLY EUROPE. AFTER WEATHERING MULTIPLE LINE-UPS (SOME BORDERING ON THE SPINAL TAP-ESQUE: ONE DRUMMER LEFT BECAUSE OF NARCOLEPSY; ANOTHER MOVED TO BELGIUM TO WORK FOR THE DEA), C’EST LA MORT RELEASED ONE ALBUM AND CONTRIBUTED TO A NUMBER OF COMPILATIONS (INCLUDING A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS, ALONGSIDE STARS, DOUG MARTSCH, TELEKINESIS, WEDDING PRESENT, ETC). C’EST LA MORT BEGAN PERFORMING AS FOTOFORM IN LATE 2016
Fotoform’s LP was chosen as one of KEXP Listeners’ top 90.3 albums of 2017. They are a perfect representation of the Seagaze sound. Featuring the founding members of C’est La Mort, Vibragun and a former member of the Fleet Foxes and current founding member of Little Penguins the band has garnered just as much attention.
Known for their intense live shows and infectious swoon worthy energy Fotoform have been blowing up. Headlining shows, selling out venues and making a huge mark in the music community especially with Shoegaze and Post Punk fans.