VALEUR – Starring Catherine Spencer

Our track ‘The Lonely Robot” has been used on the soundtrack for a new adventure film VALEUR.

From the valeur youtube page:
“VALEUR follows in the footsteps of former Women’s England Rugby Captain Catherine Spencer.Spurred on by her father’s words of “Ordinary people, doing extraordinary things”, Catherine embarked on a new challenge to inspire and empower women globally. Starting in Switzerland, Catherine attempts to climb her first two 4,000+ metre mountains the Breithorn (4,164m) and Allalinhorn (4,027m) in 48hrs as her Endure 6 Challenge in support of The Endure Foundation and its six charity partners Blue Ventures,The David Shepherd Wildlife Trust, Renewable World, Oxfam, O2 Think Big, Walking with the Wounded.”

godspeed you! black emperor new album

Woah! A new Godspeed album arrived out of the blue (again). Titled “Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress” – it appears to be a recording of the 45 minute ‘track’ they have been playing at live shows for a year or so. This track had a working title of ‘Behemoth’ but it was unclear whether it was a full track or several pieces joined together. Well now we know….

You can stream the album in full at the Guardian site:
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/mar/24/godspeed-you-black-emperor-asunder-sweet-and-other-distress-album-stream

Best albums of 2014

Here are some of our favourite albums of 2014 (and before…)

Jonny

  1. Bjorn Riis – Lullabies in a car crash
  2. Airbag – All rights reserved
  3. A winged victory for the Sullen – Atomos
  4. Low – The invisible way
  5. Marvyn Gaye – What’s going on

Harry

  1. Swans – To Be Kind
  2. Dÿse – Das Nation
  3. Bulbul – Hirn Fein Hacken
  4. Philm – Fire From The Evening Sun
  5. Frank – Music And Songs From The Film

Tim

  1. A winged victory for the Sullen – Atomos
  2. Aphex Twin – Syro
  3. Arve Henrikson – Places of Worship
  4. John Grant – Pale Green Ghost
  5. Secret Nuclear – decision/coded message (unreleased demo)

Elena
DYSE – Das Nation (2014)
Einstürzende Neubauten – LAMENT (2014)
Dave Van Ronk – Folksinger (1963)
Bulbul – Hirn Fein Hacken (2013)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds -Push the Sky Away (2013)

Jerry
Matthew Friedberger – “Winter Women and the Holy Ghost Language School” (Reissue, originally released in 2006)
To Rococo Rot – “Instrument”
Songs Ohia – “Electric Magnolia Company” (Released 2003)
Little Mountain – “Little Mountain”
Mogwai – “Rave Tapes”

Win tickets to ArcTanGent Festival 2014

ArcTangent 2014 poster

The kind folks at ArcTangent festival are giving away free tickets!!

ArcTanGent is the UK’s only festival dedicated to the very best music from the worlds of math-rock, post-rock and noise rock. Held just outside the amazing city of Bristol on the last weekend in August, you’ll get 3 nights camping, over 70 bands across 4 stages, a silent disco and some of the best food and drink money can buy.

Previous acts to have played ArcTanGent include 65daysofstatic, Future of the Left, And So I Watch You From Afar and Fuck Buttons.

ArcTanGent was also recently short listed for the Best New Festival and Best Small Festival in the UK Festival Awards.

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