Pilod

Live Act Alternative Shoegaze Alternative Rock Melodic Indie
Pilod - Alternative Shoegaze Alternative Rock Melodic Indie Live Act in Leuven

Pilod Short Info

Pilod (BE)

Melancholic mood

Pilod composes somber, comforting songs, making use of multi-layered melodies, intense silences and serene outbursts. The sound of Pilod is created by three late bloomers, reflecting mostly internal moods and tendencies. Influences might be 90’s indie/noise bands such as Sonic Youth, Blonde Redhead, Karate, Pavement and Pixies. The style is sometimes described as melancholic shoegaze and minimalist indie-rock.

Sunny Forecast

In November 2013 Pilod presented its DIY debut album "Sunny Forecast", which was warmly welcomed by music lovers and critics. The record includes 9 tracks, ranging from the hypnotizing track “The arrival song” to the poppy “Read my lips”. The music on this album is often compared to the slow core band Low.

Concerts

Pilod performs live frequently and attaches big importance on creating the right atmosphere. They play with devotion, subtlety and let the music breathe. Pilod has been doing gigs in clubs in Belgium as well as abroad (France, Spain and The Netherlands). In the summer of 2014 drummer Valérie left the band and Geert came on board. He joined the band on their promo-tour in Barcelona.

Band members
Frédéric Baervoets - vocals/guitar (former member of Nagorno Karabach and All Eyes West)
Christophe Vandewoude - bass guitar/backing vocals (Isbells, Illuminine and former member of Marble Sounds, Confuse the Cat and Soon)
Geert Luyts - drums/backing vocals (former member of i.a. Sense Unique)

Music lovers and critics about "Sunny Forecast"
Rif Raf, December 2013
"Het debuut van Pilod brengt je in een roes die het slapend dier langzaam in je wekt…Read my lips is een ruwe parel om te koesteren. (pl) hoort veel diepgang op Sunny Forecast"
Musiczine.net, December 2013
"Pilod komt aandraven met een sterk debuut binnen de indie/postrock. Dit trio houden we alvast in het oog".
Mowno (F), January 2014
"La force de Pilod réside dans son aisance à embellir sa musique et à nous plonger dans des rêveries silencieuses".
La Voz Telurica (ES), August 2014
"Pilod manejan un material totalmente emocional y emocionante, y que maneja credenciales tales como la tensa The arrival song con una extraña y poderosa magia que te va atrapando a medida que avanza".

Pilod (BE)

Melancholic mood

Pilod composes somber, comforting songs, making use of multi-layered melodies, intense silences and serene outbursts. The sound of Pilod is created by three late bloomers, reflecting mostly internal moods and tendencies. Influences might be 90’s indie/noise bands such as Sonic Youth, Blonde Redhead, Karate, Pavement and Pixies. The style is sometimes described as melancholic shoegaze and minimalist indie-rock.

Sunny Forecast

In November 2013 Pilod presented its DIY debut album "Sunny Forecast", which was warmly welcomed by music lovers and critics. The record includes 9 tracks, ranging from the hypnotizing t...

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Media

  • Video Pilod - Read my lips
  • Video PILOD " The Arrival" (Offic...
  • Video Pilod - Sunny
  • Video Pilod - Hibernate
  • Video Indies Keeping Secrets - Se...
  • Video PILOD "Read my lips" F&Y Se...

Origin

  • Leuven BE

Founded

  • 2011