Oh Gosh! the Passiflore LPs have landed at Them There HQ! Artwork by the amazing Annie Descôteaux, printed on reverse board sleeve. Limited copies available from and online stores across the seas . Photos: Yannick Grandmont
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.
“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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“Mainframe” does exemplify a compelling new interest in negative space, here with a more slinky course through fields of silence and quiet — elsewhere with meditative tones or more purely textural, ambient experiments. Highly recommended. – Decoder
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Very keen to welcome Dean, Sam & David back to the New Continental on 13th December.
Expect Hypnotic Solo Electric Guitar & Rural Conjurings by the riverside. Local folks, do not miss this.
“Definitely one of the leading contemporary guitar stylists in the UK, and in the world” (Steve Barker, BBC “On the Wire”)
“One of the UK’s most interesting solo guitarists” (John Mulvey, Uncut Magazine)
Schaus celebrates 1 year since his goo-ey alt-pop debut with new acoustic versions of songs from ‘Handshake’.
Presented as a double B-side to the latest single ‘If You’re Not With Me’
Free D/l via our shop 👇
the second edition of ‘flaming liar’ is now available on a splendid gatefold double cd-r. Including a handmade twine-bound sixteen page booklet of hand typewritten lyrics and song notes. Only 50 in the whole wide world….enjoy x
delighted to announce that samandtheplants will join us in the snug at the new continental, preston on friday 23 June, harmonium in hand to play songs from his new album ‘flaming lair’. Also on the evening will be richard t. holmes, who we have been talking to rather a lot recently regarding a certain debut album due for release on the label very soon, we may even have a few pre-release copies available on the night…
this promises to be a really special evening in intimate surroundings, we hope to see you there.