Released by Morr Music
Distributed by Morr Music Distribution GmbH
morr 101 - CD/Digital/LP/

Release Dates
Worldwide: Dec 03, 2010
US: Dec 07, 2010


Age is just a number? Well, certainly not in this case: Listening to “Pascal Pinon,” the band’s eponymous debut album, the fact that you’re dealing with a bunch of 16-year-old teenage girls is way too evident and in-your-face to merely dismiss it as some kind of “additional cuteness”. read more...

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Imagine Simone White as a teenager from Reykjavik, and you're close to the sound of Pascal Pinon.

prospektgagarina

...sie haben mit ihrem Spielzeug-Folk die Tragik von Cat Power ... im Blut. Teenie - Pop kann so weise sein.

de-bug

"... unbestreitbares Songwriting-Talent und eine Riesenportion Charme""

Jazzthetik

"...Pascal Pinon spielen mit leichter Hand und großer Hingabe kleine Folk-Songs, sie flüstern Lieder, die Nähe schaffen."

Kölner Stadtanzeiger

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News

09.10.2013
Pascal Pinon in Europe
don't miss Pascal Pinon, their tour starts tomorrow!

2013-10-10 Bratislava (SK) — Loft
2013-10-11 Kosice (SK) — Kasarne
2013-10-12 Graz (AT) — Steirischer Herbst
2013-10-13 Ins (CH) — Hauskonzert
2013-10-14 Bern (CH) — Wartesaal
2013-10-15 Esch/Alzette (LU) — Rockhal
2013-10-17 Paris (FR) — Espace B
2013-10-18 Gouda (NL) — So What
2013-10-19 Hamburg (DE) — Haus 73
2013-11-17 Caen (FR) — Boreales Festival
24.01.2013
Pascal Pinon: new video & tour
Pascal Pinon have announced their first tour in 2013! And there's also a video by Alisa Kalyanova, which shows a day in the life of Pascal Pinon, as well as the song 'Evgeny Kissing' ... It can be watched here!

2013-02-21 Darmstadt (DE) — Bedroomdisco - venue TBA
2013-02-22 Karlsruhe (DE) — Nun Cafe
2013-02-23 St. Gallen (CH) — Nordklang Festival
2013-02-25 Vienna (AT) — Das Tag Tickets
2013-02-27 Budapest (HU) — Toldi Klub
2013-02-28 Rijeka (HR) — Klub Tunel
2013-03-01 Padova (IT) — La Mela di Newton
2013-03-02 Rome (IT) — Monti
2013-03-03 Ravenna (IT) — Moog
2013-03-04 Milan (IT) — Gattò
2013-03-05 Le Locle (CH) — Le Lux
2013-03-06 Munich (DE) — Milla
2013-03-07 Stuttgart (DE) — Club KimTimJim
2013-03-08 Offenbach (DE) — Hafen 2
18.01.2013
Pascal Pinon: Twosomeness
Pascal Pinon's second album 'Twosomeness' is finally released today! Digital via Itunes, and physical via anost.net!

Recorded & produced by Alex Somers (producer of Sigur Rós & Jónsi), this album marks a huge step for Pascal Pinon, especially in terms of songwriting and arrangements. But even the fact that they used more than one microphone this time does not take away from the characteristic DIY approach often found in Iceland’s bedrooms. Pascal Pinon are about to enter adult life – a point usually associated with drifting apart, forgetting dreams. These girls, however, seem to be going the other direction instead: they appear to be closer, even more of an entity of its own, more of a two-headed being, less lonesome, but twosome, unified in sound.
22.12.2012
Happy Holidays!
Our Icelandic artists wish you a merry christmas with this video, and so do we! Thanks for your support in 2012! And see you next year! 

21.12.2012
The Pascal Pinon 2013 calendar + Free Download!
Pascal Pinon have made a 2013 calendar; DIY-style & handmade. This item is not for sale – but everyone, who orders Pascal Pinon's new album 'Twosomeness' TODAY (deadline: 23:59pm CET) via www.anost.net will get it FOR FREE!

AND: There is a free download of one album track: Get '?erney (One Thing)' here!

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Pascal Pinon Elsewhere

All releases by Pascal Pinon:

Twosomeness Twosomeness
by Pascal Pinon Morr Music
CD/LP/Digital/ - Jan 18, 2013
Party Wolves Party Wolves
by Pascal Pinon Sound Of A Handshake
Digital/Digital - Aug 31, 2012
Pascal Pinon Pascal Pinon
by Pascal Pinon Morr Music
CD/Digital/LP/ - Dec 03, 2010
I Wrote A Song I Wrote A Song
by Pascal Pinon A Number Of Small Things
7”/Digital - Oct 15, 2010

Pascal Pinon. Pascal Pinon

Morr Music - morr 101

Age is just a number? Well, certainly not in this case: Listening to “Pascal Pinon,” the band’s eponymous debut album, the fact that you’re dealing with a bunch of 16-year-old teenage girls is way too evident and in-your-face to merely dismiss it as some kind of “additional cuteness”. Yet, the songs presented by Icelandic twin sisters Jófrídur and Ásthildur and their band mates Halla and Kristín are certainly that: they’re cute. Very much so. Cute and sweet and steaming-hot like those muffins they served at their first-ever live performance, aptly titled “The Friendly Gig”. Somewhat strange though that some people have already complained about the foursome not smiling enough on stage. Could that mean it’s not all about “cuteness” for them?
Since the name Pascal Pinon refers to a two-headed freak show “celebrity” who died in 1929 (and whose second head was really just a tumor modeled to look like a cranium by means of a wax enhancement), one might expect some rather disturbed DIY compositions – especially given that this band is two-headed as well (the twin thing). Yet, these young ladies instead focus on altogether different facets of life: Like a latter-day Thoreau (in “Walden”), Jófrídur praises the beauty of nature in the opening track, which translates to “Under Clear Sky”, comprised of three beautiful chords and some poetic lines she composed when she was 13. Elsewhere, the four girls pay homage to Icelandic poet Davíd Stefánsson (1895-1964), or set rather expected (Harry Potter) and unexpected (“thin walls”, “shyness”) influences to music, singing in English as well as Icelandic, while deliberately ignoring the latest technical advancements: a bedroom, a bunch of guitars, flutes, and a glockenspiel will do just fine, just like that one microphone they placed in the middle of the house they rented to record their fragile DIY gems. It’s like they don’t really care as long as there’s enough room (see the track “Moi”) for singing in unison.
Accordingly, Pascal Pinon manage to turn the natural limitations of adolescence (not enough money for better mics; a lack in experience) into their very advantage, keeping their tracks short and crisp, and avoiding both the cheap slickness of campfire (or geyser) romanticism and the supposedly fresh edge of the next teenage hype that’s after Twitter battles with Justin Bieber or the most “Likes” on Facebook. Instead, Pascal Pinon are all about creating a connection, the smallest possible distance between their own feelings (they’re teenagers after all) and the listeners. On their MySpace, it says “Sounds like: a whisper in your ear” for a reason.
Call it Nude Folk, New Romanticism or The New Shy – what matters is that Pascal Pinon, though no longer the “gang of 14-year-olds” they were when they recorded this album, are just getting started: While their s/t debut, which they independently released in Iceland, earning them a nomination for “Newcomer of the Year” at last year’s Icelandic Music Awards, has been picked up by Morr Music for an international release (naturally it was their parents who signed the contract), they’re already busy learning new instruments and working on their sophomore LP. Considering that, the whole claim about their songs being “all terrible shit” is not even an understatement. It’s an outright lie.

Cat.no.: morr 101
Format: CD/Digital/LP/

Tracklisting
1. Undir Hei∂um Himni
2. Árstí∂ir
3. Baldursbrár
4. Ósonlagi∂
5. Djöflasnaran
6. I Wrote A Song
7. New Beginning
8. Moi
9. Sandur
10. Kerti∂ Og Húsi∂ Brann
11. En Þú varst Ævintyri

Release Dates:
Dec 03, 2010 (Worldwide)
Dec 07, 2010 (US)