Bibio’s tenth album is a collection of pretty things, a box of treasures and faded photographs that softly trace the outlines of a rare and precious musical vision.
Out today via Warp – ‘Curls‘ marks a return to Bibio’s instrumental roots, reminiscent of his track “Lovers Carvings” taken from his breakthrough album ‘Ambivalence Avenue‘, originally released
Recently prone to immaculately produced ’80s smooth jams (The Serious EP) we must admit that it’s with a touch of trepidation that we fire up “Phantom Brickworks”, Bibio’s latest long player on Warp Records. However, true to form, Wilkinson surprises with an about turn focus on deeply pensive and emotive ambience.
Following the release of Behind This Wall’s debut 12″ ‘The Nines‘ featuring JoOrs and DJ Stingray in January, we invited the record label down to Peckham to host our February residency
This EP – or whatever you want to call it – is indicative of Vlek’s deconstructive/reconstructive spirit. The Nap is a product fusing just about every beloved vinyl-based format: Its 7 tracks gives the sense of an LP, the 20-minute duration suggests otherwise, and an 8-minute track on the entirety of the B side whiffs strongly of a 12” single.
German producer Stefan Schneider shares his amazing experience in Kenya alongside drummer and percussionist Sven Kacirek – a journey that left him overwhelmed by the power and beauty of the local culture and gave birth to their collaboration with the mighty female-fronted band Ogoya & The Dodo Women’s Group.