Isobel & November began as a solo project waaay back in the late 90s, where singer/writer Per-Erik Söderberg played the songs on his hollow, heavily tuned down Gretsch. This is still the foundation of the songs, but the electricity has been cranked up quite a few notches.
With the help of joining members, the band soon began experimenting with sound and texture, which made Isobel the droning, pounding, Kraut and Psych-quartet it is today. Critics have hailed their live shows with creative copy like "Post-rock Johnny Cash", "Neil Young and 80s Nick Cave in a forest" and "Goth-doom-country-esque".
After being personally invited to tour with Woven Hand, the band released their first album - "The Ghostwater Gospel". Recorded in a church hall, the album is full of atmosphere and depth and really made a mark within the Swedish artist community. More shows followed, with Low and TSOOL among others, and new songs emerged.
Lengthy recordings summer 2010 in Svenska Grammofonstudion in Gothenburg led to an autumn release of four songs on the EP "Sleeping Keys". Even more sessions in guitarist/producer Mattias Beijmo's own studio Grounds For Divorce led to even more songs, which are planned for a full-length release late spring 2011.
Spotify link; http://open.spotify.com/artist/4vLN9JiN9kz7A1ls2D5cRX
iTunes link; http://itunes.apple.com/se/album/ghostwater-gospel/id341846395