Alise Joste is a Latvian musician well known on singer-songwriters scene in her homeland since 2008. When asked about her music, Alise says: "As I consider myself as a pretty shy person, it's always been very hard for me to talk about the things that are happening to me, what I think or feel. For a long time I kept it all to myself, until unexpectedly found songwriting being the way I could finally talk to others and myself honestly."
Alise recorded a self-titled debut album on her own in a country house and released it 2011 under Latvian independent record label I Love You Records . The following year Alise played her first shows abroad in France and Portugal. By summer of 2015 she has performed also in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary, including taking part in showcase festivals Tallinn Music Week, Berlin Music Week, Reeperbahn Festival, Waves Vienna (2013), Lost in Music (Tampere, Finland, 2014). Every concert attracted new fans, mesmerized by Alise’s well-crafted melodies, personal lyrics, subtle and delicate approach to the live performance.
In March 2014, Alise’s debut album was released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland via G-Records (Rough Trade).It took a few years for the musician to write and record a sophomore album. Now Alise Joste’s second album titled „Hardships are Ships” is ready for October 2015 release, continuing her collaboration with I Love You Records.
Alise Joste - Alise Joste
Alise Joste – Hardships are Ships