Le Fruit Vert inaugurate our new mix series in fine style with this transcendent mix tracing their influences from Passiflore era through to now. Along the way we find ourselves traversing a dusky path between frenetic chant and transcendent drones, angelic harmonies and glistening minimalism.
Ciclone – Egberto Gismonti
Festa pagana – Piero Umiliani
Verlaine I – Księżyc
Do you be ? – Meredith Monk
Turner’s Murder – Jack Nitzche (Vocals by the Merry Clayton Singers)
Happy and Blessed – La Vice & Co.
Je vous aime (excerpt) – Gisèle Ricard (Extrait) Tenzier / TNZR)
Ballo – Delphine Dora & Éloïse Decazes (Okraina Records)
The CBCD intro – Blue Gene Tyranny
Vampires To Crypt – Krzysztof Komeda
Kristallo (excerpt) – Kraftwerk
Il Pavone – Maria Monti (Unseen Worlds)
Full album stream via our Soundcloud.
🌺 So pleased to announce that we have been working with the ‘honorary enchantresses-de-Montreal’ – Le fruit vert – to bring an exclusive LP edition of their hypnotic and intricate debut album ‘Passiflore’ 🌺
Pre Order – https://bit.ly/2MiJDMe
Stream – https://bit.ly/2y2CJYI
NEWS from Set Foot house! There is an exclusive new release out from the house of Folklore Tapes via SetFootPress – Folk song, field recordings and curiously curated answer machine messages compiled by Mary Stark and David Chatton Barker presented as a two hour radio show for Camp Radio in in 2017. A project devised through a residency at The Curfew Tower curated by The Penthouse NQ
Cassettes available here
Tiny Mix Tapes’ Hydroyoga gets into ‘Lunar Influence’
“…Steeped, eminent, tangled, with its nuances dangling and dripping, Lunar Influence throws splotches of sound into outer space and lets them fall onto the surface of an exoplanet. We listen to it in the flow of some sort of semi-linguistic space: an architecture that beckons for a language to sprout from a tongue, yet that tongue does not move and cannot speak because it is not in a mouth. There is no mouth. It’s like having something to say, and instead of saying it, you reach for your 404 and start to envision how it would sound instead.”
full review here
“Lunar Influence transcends it’s own sense of millennial irony and detachment, revealing complex layers and a thoughtful sense of dynamics and pacing with each repeated listen” –
Stone in Focus
Full Article here
“This is weird stuff but it isn’t weird about it. Pun Collins makes these soundscapes flatly, letting them perpetuate and whirr until we’ve taken in the environment for what it is.
Ryan Masteller orbits Pun Collins
“Lunar Influence creeps along unobtrusively, its languid beats propping up purple melodies as shadows cascade across dreamscapes. The sounds slowly coat your perception, settling under their liquid weight, and begin to affect you at an atomic level, warping reality.”
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