altopalo is the hive-minded project of Rahm Silverglade, Mike Haldeman, Dillon Treacy, and Jesse Bielenberg. The group met in New York and have spent the few years writing, recording, touring and making music with and around one another.
Individually the members have played live with Moses Sumney, Amber Mark, Kevin Garrett and beyond. 2018 marks the beginning of the release of their debut album 'frozenthere'. The project spans across, rock, indie, soul, funk, and electronic soundscapes while remaining cohesive through the writing and production tendencies of the group.
Already garnering support from Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, DIY Magazine and Spotify, altopalo are making waves on their own terms.
24 Apr, 2020
altopalo Clash Review
24 Apr, 2020
altopalo article in The Fader
altopalo's "highly original insight into pop's outer limits" farawayfromeveryoneyouknow is out today - https://www.thefader.com/2020/04/23/altopalo-farawayfromeveryoneyouknow
08 May, 2019
The Great Escape: Thursday 9th May
The Great Escape festival takes place this weekend in Brighton, featuring 500 bands & artists at 30 venues across the city.
Primary Talent International are well represented, with a great many acts performing each day.
Thursday 9th May:
...These New South Whales
01 May, 2019
The Fader's '20 Best Rock Songs Right Now'
The Fader's list of '20 Best Rock Songs Right Now' for April, features Primary Talent International artists:
...Beabadoobee - 'Disappear'
...Just Mustard - 'Frank'
...altopalo - 'Mud'
24 Apr, 2019
altopalo: New Single 'Mud'
altopalo's new single 'Mud', is featured exclusively in The Fader.
Click the link below to listen.
27 Feb, 2019
The Great Escape Festival 2019
The Great Escape festival takes place at multiple venues across Brighton, from 9th-11th May. Included in the first wave of artists announced, are many from the Primary Talent International roster:
20 Sep, 2018
Altopalo: Pitchfork Album Review
Altopalo's new album 'Frozen There' receives a good review in Pitchfork.
12 Sep, 2018
altopalo: Two New Singles 'Glow' & 'Wikcer'
altopalo two new singles 'Glow' and 'Wikcer', are featured in Billboard. Taken from the debut album 'frozenthere', released on 12th September on Samedi Records.
16 Aug, 2018
altopalo: New Single 'Mono' In Pitchfork
New additions to the Primary Talent International roster altopalo, have their single 'Mono' featured as 'Best New Track' in Pitchfork.