They are new to me, but they have clearly been at this for a while - I am tremendously impressed with their playing, with the structure of the songs and most of all the quality of the music. It's headphone music, but I imagine it also comes across very well live - it's completely immersive.
The band has produced a video for "Kingmaker", the lead track from their upcoming album Thought And Language:
Kingmaker from dead leaf echo on Vimeo.
And here's the track:
Here's another video - a live performance of the album cut "Birth":
Thought And Language is due out in March, but you can listen to a little more of their music at their website now - and you should. This is a band with a very full, engaging rock sound.
Dead Leaf Echo website