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THE DIAMOND FAMILY ARCHIVE

The Diamond Family Archive are a unique English lo-fi, psych-rock, multi-instrumentalist, roving ensemble from The South Hams in Devon led by the songwriting of Laurence Collyer. Live, The Diamond Family Archive craft a mesmeric live-show from drums, acoustic guitars, lots of FX pedals, keyboards set to drone, tape delay, loops and bellows, bows, harmonicas, cosmic harps, toys and broken cymbals. All coming together to create music which holds echos of post-rock, traditional folk, spiritual soul music, psychedelic rock and lo-fi. In the last year alone The Diamond Family Archive have played shows in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. The Diamond Family Archive have been quietly releasing records, tapes and CDs through a handful of labels (Dinosaur Club {USA}, Tired Trails {USA}, Woodland Recordings {UK/GER}, A Beard of Snails {Denmark}, MAP Recordings {UK}, Stone Tape {UK} Lynch(ed) {UK} and many others.

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