Copenhagen based alternative hardcore crew NYT LIV prepares for their impending second album, Den Døde Sol (“The Dead Sun”), to see release through Indisciplinarian. With the record two weeks from its arrival, the band presents its third single, issuing an official video for “Grå Dage.”
NYT LIV has made a name for themselves in recent years with the self-released Livet Brænder EP in 2017, and debut album, Ensomhedens Kolde Kald, released via Indisciplinarian in May 2019. The response to the album led to the band performing at Roskilde Festival, Copenhell, SPOT Festival, and more, as well as shows supporting likeminded artists such as Cancer Bats and Turnstile.
Den Døde Sol shows NYT LIV in a more forceful and vigorous state, expanding the framework of irate, alternative hardcore. Shaped as straight forward Danish poetry without use of sophisticated words and metaphors, the lyrics are about life and social indignation. The album was recorded with producer Jacob Bredahl (LLNN, Lifesick) and mastered by Brad Boatright (Nails, Ceremony, Modern Life Is War). Lasse Høgh (Nyredolk) has created the artwork based on guitarist Martin Goltermann’s photographs of Copenhagen and Zealand at dusk.
The new video for “Grå Dage” – which translates to “Grey Days” – was directed by NYT LIV guitarist Martin Goltermann, who also created the video for the second single “Mens Livet Forsvinder” and is responsible for all photography on the new record.
Vocalist Michael Aagesen states about the “Grå Dage” single, “The theme is hopelessness. About being depressed and losing faith in the possibility of better days ahead.”
Watch the video for NYT LIV’s “Grå dage” RIGHT HERE and stream the song HERE.
Den Døde Sol will see release November 19th on vinyl, cassette, and digital formats via Indisciplinarian. The vinyl version features a gatefold cover with a twelve-page booklet and will be available in a run of 200 copies on black vinyl and 100 on transparent orange. The transparent orange cassette is limited to 100 copies. Fans of Turnstile, Kvelertak, Modern Life Is War, and Gallows should not miss NYT LIV.
NYT LIV recently announced three Den Døde Sol Danish release shows, in Copenhagen and Aarhus with labelmates Anti Ritual. Additional live performances are to be expected over the months ahead.