His first since the critically acclaimed, Peasant, 2020 is an utterly contemporary state-of-the-nation study, that uncovers a tumultuous and bleak time. Here is an island country in a state of flux; a society on the edge of mental meltdown.
The quartet of Richard Dawson, Rhodri Davies, Dawn Bothwell and Sally Pilkington will release their third LP – and first for Weird World – on 16th November. Watch the video for its first single ‘Problem Child’ now.
Excited to announce the debut eponymous album by new signing Xenoula, coming November 24th 2017 and share the record’s lead single & video “Caramello” today. Stream ‘Caramello’ here. Teaming up with producer Sam Dust aka LA Priest whose recent work includes his own debut solo album as well as Connan Mockasin collaboration Soft Hair, Xenoula’s
Through the brooding, electric clouds and bubbling synths of her debut single ‘Chief of Tin’ – produced by Sam Dust aka LA Priest – we are welcomed into Xenoula’s enthralling world. The video sees Xenoula emerge from a spherical pod – once her home, before pollutants turned the pearl-white liquid surrounding Xenoula into muddy, corrosive
With the upcoming release of his brilliant new album Peasant on 2nd June, Richard Dawson has shared a new song and video for ‘Soldier’. Watch it HERE. “’Solider’ is an old tune with new words,” says Dawson of the new song. “I wrote them around the time of the EU referendum, so that’s in there,
Premiered today via FADER, “Like A Hunger” is the first track from UK composer, producer and songwriter Will Archer (formerly recording as Slime) since 2015’s acclaimed album Company. Now going under the name Wilma Archer (the Wilma re-appropriated from a teasing school nickname), the track is the first fruit of a couple of years of prolific writing
Watch the video for “Ogre”, the first song to be shared from Peasant, here. No listener to Richard Dawson’s earlier music has ever discerned a lack of artistic ambition. Whether they got on at the last stop – the 4 track Tyneside-Trout-Mask-through a-Vic and Bob-filter of Nothing Important – or earlier in the journey, with The
Mike Collins, AKA Drugdealer, has announced a string of EU dates for next month. The shows will see Mike and crew playing the songs of last year’s “The End of Comedy”, joined by Weyes Blood and Aldous RH along the way. Full dates here… and find tickets here.
Mike Collins, AKA Drugdealer, has shared a new video for “The End of Comedy” from this year’s great record of the same name via Pitchfork TV. Says Collins of the video: “Andrew Storrs, an old friend of mine and Natalie Mering’s, came to visit us in Los Angeles and document a few days a little