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FOURTH PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE 7TH ST ENTRY ON 07.28.16

JUNE 24 2016 Our fourth performance will take place at the legendary 7th St Entry in Minneapolis. Moon & Pollution and Sunnnyside (DJ Grant Spanier) will start off the night. This performance will be a duo setup that will feature a few surprises. Our first three shows have sold out, so make sure to get your tickets ASAP if you want to get in to this intimate and limited night.

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR CRIMINAL, PREMIERING NOW AT STEREOGUM

APRIL 26 2016 We're excited to debut our music video for 'Criminal'. The video was directed by Maria Juranick and concepted by our very own Jessie Daley.  Click here to watch the video and read a few thoughts about the song+video.

GET A FIRST LISTEN TO BEND YOUR BONES, STREAMING NOW AT 89.3 THE CURRENT

APRIL 25 2016 89.3 The Current is hosting a pre release stream of Bend Your Bones on their website. Click here to stream it and read their thoughts about our EP.

SECOND SINGLE, TROUBLE, DEBUTS at bULLETT MAGAZINE

APRIL 18 2016 Our second single, Trouble, debuted over at Bullett Magazine. Take a listen here.

FRAEA DEBUTS FIRST SINGLE 'CRIMINAL' ON CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND, ANNOUNCES EP & RELEASE SHOW

FEBRUARY 24 2016 Our debut EP, BEND YOUR BONES, will be out April 29 2016. Listen to the first single, Criminal over at Consequence of Sound. We will be celebrating the release with a show at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN the following day, April 30. Andrew Broder (FOG, The Cloak Ox) will open/close the show with turntables/electronics. Buy tickets here.

FRAEA OPENING FOR POLIÇA on 03.02.16

FEBRUARY 13 2016 We will be opening for Poliça on March 02 at the Turf Club in Minneapolis alongside Sarah White. This show is sold out.

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Fraea is the Minneapolis-based duo of Jessie Daley and Drew Preiner who together combined to create musing, hypnotic shadow pop. Fraea — a stylized take on Freyja, the goddess of beauty, love and sex, but also death, war and the underworld — encapsulates the idea of opposites coming together to create beauty, compassion and catharsis. 

The heart of years and years of lonely love songs scribbled on notebook pages seems to float on top of an ethereal sound synthesis of earworm hooks and heavy beats. It’s as if a passion for  storytelling and sound creation that borders on obsession connect, finally, to create a sonic landscape that’s so colorful it's dark, so moody it's approachable, so pixelated it's smooth.