Hailing from New York, Andy Cheng, Andrew Malenda and Michael Worsa met in the 90’s and formed Anilore. In 2006, the band released a remastered version of Still Awake, drawing on their influences from post punk and shoe gaze. In 2010, Cheng and Malenda began working in earnest on what would become their second album. The layered and atmospheric Dead Loves Grave was finally released in the summer of 2014.The album went on to be included on several shoegaze best of lists for 2014.
In 2015, drummer Shay Lynch joined as the band began to perform live again. In September 2015, the band contributed a cover of Ride Today for the compilation Leave Them All Behind – A Tribute to Ride released by Sao Paolo label The Blog That Celebrates Itself Two years later, the band returns with the Lull EP. The EP features;six songs recorded on 4 track cassette between 2002 – 2005. Taken from a couple of tapes found while moving out of a practice space, the songs were treated with minimal overdubs and production. The resulting record is more spacious minimal, haunting, acoustic sound than its predecessors.
Echoing the cover for Dead Loves Grave, Lull again features cover art by Anastasia Ugorskaya. The EP is available in a limited vinyl pressing 200 copies and as a digital download.
The band is currently working on a follow up to Dead Loves Grave