Few Bits headline The Victoria this Wednesday 7th, and play Rough Trade East in-store show + record signing Tuesday 6th (Free Entry)
“Van Ransbeeck’s wispy vocals cut through with a deceptive gravity that belies her delivery. The ringing, dreamy guitars, lingering atmospheric sweeps, and intricate percussion lift her voice into the clouds so it sails effortlessly into your head and stays there.” Stereogum
“Few Bits prove themselves once again that they are more than adept at delivering something beautifully simple and evocative ahead of the release of their second album.” The Line of Best Fit
“Few Bits’ softly-spoken songwriting sits atop a kaleidoscope. As all manner of instrumentation swirls and spins beneath her, Karolien Van Ransbeeck weaves as timeless a tale as they come” DIY
Belgian dream-poppers Few Bits released their sophomore album ‘Big Sparks’ in late September this year, and to celebrate this week they’re playing a couple of shows in the capital.
Triumphant performances at SXSW, Canadian Music Week, The Great Escape and Pukkelpop this summer, coupled with marked tastemaker buzz surrounding the records’ four singles ‘Summer Sun’, ‘Anyone Else’, ‘Sweet Warrior‘ and ‘Big Sparks‘ has made Few Bits one of the most exciting acts to come through the new Belgian scene.
The group’s sound follows a path through the no man’s land between contemporary indie favourites Beach House/Real Estate/Amber Arcades/Day Wave, and timeless classics like The Cure and Fleetwood Mac.
Debuting in 2013 with a self-titled album they immediately stole the hearts of music lovers in Belgium and beyond. The band got invited to support the likes of Vampire Weekend and The War On Drugs as well as going on a UK tour with The Lemonheads. Gaining confidence on stage night after night is clearly reflected in the dynamic and full dreampop sound of the ‘Big Sparks’ LP.
Rough Trade East Event Link (Tues, 7pm Sharp): https://www.roughtrade.com/events/few-bits
The Victoria Ticket Link (Weds, doors 7.30pm): https://dice.fm/event/few-bits-7th-dec-the-victoria-london-tickets