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Chasing Daylight

by Cortége

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"Drone, prog, doom, western and ambient landscapes are all apt descriptions but simply put, if you enjoy music with weight and an ability to transport you to somewhere that perfectly complements the music, then Cortége should be congratulated for achieving exactly that."
- The Sleeping Shaman

If Earth and Pink Floyd teamed up and did a soundtrack to a David Lynch film.
Cortege, is an Austin based post-western, heavy ambient Doom duo.
They will be releasing their new EP “Chasing Daylight” via Desert Records on Feb. 26th.

Recorded, mixed and mastered in the fall of 2020 with Jeff Henson (DUEL) at Red Nova Ranch in Austin, Texas, Chasing Daylight is a cinematic, chrome tinged portrait du temps for the end of the world as well as a musical foreshadowing of things to come. Lush arrangements wind through the familiar Cortége territories of drone, prog, doom, western and ambient soundscapes with a few surprises therein, including a guest appearance from Michael St. Claire on brass.

Album cover art comes courtesy of Steven Yoyada.
"Heavy Americana soundscapers."
-JJ Koczan
The Obelisk

“This collaboration has been under wraps for over a year now. I saw these guys open for Mdou Moctar at Sister Bar in Albuquerque in 2019 and instantly knew they were perfect for the label.
This is just the beginning...The Raven whispered in my ear that Cortege will be on a future volume of some compilation that has to do with Legends or Deserts or something...”
-Brad Frye
Desert Records

"This EP release is truly dramatic and we can’t wait for you to hear it. It’s part of a larger concept but it towers on its own two legs, our portrait du temps to the end of the world.”


released February 26, 2021

Recorded November 2020 at Red Nova Ranch Studios in Austin, Texas.
Engineered and mastered by Jeff Henson (DUEL).
Mixed by Jeff Henson and Mike Swarbrick.
Produced by Cortége.

The musicians:
Mike Swarbrick - Bass VI, Moog, Mellotron, Tubular Bells
Adrian Voorhies - Drums
with special guest appearance from:
Michael St. Claire - Brass

Album artwork - Steven Yoyada


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Cortége Austin, Texas

"Like Earth and Pink Floyd doing a David Lynch score."

"Country Melvins."


Post Western duo from Texas.

Mike Swarbrick: Bass, Moog, Mellotron and Tubular Bells

Adrian Voohries: Drums
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