Marriages’ new album, Salome, is streaming in its entirety before its April 7th release date on

At first listen, the first thing one notices about Salomeis the album’s sense of space. Like pulling open a dark window shade mid-flight, we’re abruptly presented with a crystalline brightness setting the tone from the outset, signifying an evolution from the somewhat insular buzz of Marriages’ 2012 debut EP, Kitsune. The second thing is that, unlike the stream-of-consciousness approach which found each track on Kitsune nebulously flowing into the next, Salome is comprised of concise songs, each one a light that flickers into existence, burns with magnificent intensity, and then expires.

In support of Salome, Marriages will play two European / UK festival for 2015; the first will be at Roadburn Festival on April 9th that will be directly followed by a European tour supporting Wovenhand, who has also just recently signed to Sargent House. In late August, Marriages will return to the UK to play ArcTangent Festival in Bristol alongside five other Sargent House bands including regular tour mates Deafheaven and Helms Alee.  In addition to playing a Marriages set, vocalist Emma Ruth Rundle will also be performing solo – check out a full listing of all Marriages shows below. 

Salome is up for pre-order from iTunes or HelloMerch.



April 5  Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo (Part Time Punks / Record Release Show)

April 9  Tilburg, Netherlands @ Roadburn Festival

April 10  Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje *

April 11 Leige, BE @ Le Hangar

April 12  Paris, France @ Le Tranbendo *

April 14  Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix*

April 15  Vevey, Switzerland @ Rocking Chair *

April 16  Aarau, Switzerland @ Kiff *

April 17  Schorndorf, Germany @ Club Manufaktur *

April 18  Leipzig, Germany @ UT Connewitz e.V. *

April 20  Brno, Czech Republic @ Fleda *

April 21  Linz, Austria @ Posthof *

April 22  Ljubljana, Slovenia @ Kino Siska *

April 24  Rijeka, Croatia @ Impulse Festival *

April 25  Belgrade, Serbia @ Dom Omladine *

April 26  Bucharest, Romania @ The Silver Church *

April 27  Sofia, Bulgaria @ Mixtape 5 *

April 29 Budapest, HU @ A38

August 21 or 22  Bristol, UK @ Arctangent Festival  


* w/ Wovenhand