Hailing from Portland, Oregon experimental outfit Emeralds prepare to melt hearts with their live London showcase. Comprising John Elliott, Mark McGuire and Steve Hauschildt, the trio’s irrepressible dedication to improvised melodies sits them on the cutting edge of the contemporary music sphere. Lacing delayed guitars across ethereal digital landscapes, Emerald’s unique style of ambient electronica never ceases to arrest minds and excite the imagination. Currenlty releasing material on Editions Mego, the group’s latest LP ‘Does It Look Like I’m Here?’ (2010) received Album of The Year Award by Drowned In Sound. Their London show follows an extensive North American tour where they opened for indietronic pioneer Caribou. ‘First opportunity to catch Emeralds live London show in over a year’. Venue details: Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch London, EC2A 3PQ http://www.villageunderground.co.uk Tickets // £10.00p // http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?235234