Kim Peers and post-metal band Amenra’s guitarist Mathieu Vandekerckhove, is finally back with a new full-length album.

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KEYI Magazine Skemer

Four years have passed since their debut Benevolence. Meanwhile, Skemer ( Kim Peers ) took the time to let all sides of their personality grow and eventually explode.

You remember their minimalist cold-wave deconstructions equally made of brutal and erotic components. A duality deeply rooted in the band’s music as well as in their line-up and obviously their live shows, where romantic and ethereal atmospheres collide with the gothic side of electronic and techno music.

KEYI Magazine Skemer

This is even more present on their new LP Toasts & Sentiments.

Eleven new cuts where every side of Skemer’s nature gets its own share of expression only to leave you wrapped in one pitch black cloak. A few episodes in the duo’s native language Dutch, add even more mystery to the occult receipt.


Get in the introspective, tranche-insistent riff on the opening track Eyelashes and get catapulted, quite literally, on the dark side of the moon.

In the quiet of dawning skies, fragility blooms in the garden of our souls, where intimacy and tenderness dance as one. Like a son of the sun, we see the world anew, in the delicate light of love’s embrace.

Keep on wandering the alien surface with Seen and its solemn gait. Pick up your pace with the pounding drums of Easy To Embrace and Kiss Me Kill Me. Go down the stairs to the dungeon of the club culture with lead singles Overgave and Out Of Favor claustrophobic electro. Remain bogged down in the darkness with New Born Babe, get slapped by Apocalypse’s industrial trance crescendo. Rest and collapse with the final track’s texture of ambient synths and reverberating guitars.

It may have taken four years for Skemer to present their new creation but it was definitely worth the wait! Walk the night with us.

The second single from Skemer’s new album “Toasts & Sentiments” is out on 17 November 2023.

Art Direction and styling: Kim Peers
DOP and edit: Mathieu Vandekerckhove
Casting: Anton Strecker Kim Peers

Skemer – “SEEN” (Official Video)

Bruno Pieters (Archive)
Christian Wynants
Gabrielle Duchesse Divine
Grounds Love+Craft+Beauty
Pelican Avenue (Archive)
Sehnsucht Atelier

Produced, Recorded and Mixed by Tim De Gieter at Much Luv studio
Mastered by Ruud Lekx
Logo design “Skemer” by Leandro Pitz

Special thanks to: Wolf Vandekerckhove, Linus Strecker, Olivier Wouters, Tom Van Dorpe, Noah Management, Gregory De Brauwer, Andrea Avant! Records


KEYI Magazine Skemer

We’ve crafted ‘Seen’, a song nurtured by our love, fueled by creative passion, and woven with emotion, all while embracing the gentle touch of tenderness.

Instagram: @skemer_official
Facebook: SKEMER

Have you ever had a dream within a dream?
Is it somewhere that you’ve allready been?
Someone that you’re supposed to meet?

You may not know that you’re still dreaming
untill you
wake up for real

Sometimes you look
But you don’t see
Closed of from everything
A real life reflection

You may not know that you’re still dreaming
untill you
wake up for real

A silent implosion
There’s nothing fake
Corrosive smiles
The choices that you make

It’s but a dream within a dream

Skemer #AvantRecords

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