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Album Review: Cate Le Bon – Crab Day

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NO GIGS. No. Gigs. Now imagine pulling a random aside in the corridor at some New Year’s party at say, ooh, 1.34am, as the beer can fortresses advance across every available surface, as a minor tiff erupts by the record deck, and slurring into this stranger’s ear: “Y’know, thissh year, there wont really be gigs. …

Following up on the success of her 2019 Mercury Prize nominated album Reward, Cate Le Bon alongside ambient duo Group Listening (aka fellow Creative souls Sweet Baboo and Paul Jones) have reimagined five tracks from Reward for an EP, Here it Comes Again, out now via Mexican Summer on 12” vinyl and digitally. Of the …

Cate Le Bon has released the video for ‘Home To You’, her second single from her forthcoming album, Reward, due May 24th on Mexican Summer. The video for ‘Home To You’ was directed by visual artist and filmmaker Phil Collins and co-produced with Kino Úsmev in collaboration with the residents of Lunik IX neighborhood of …

Cate Le Bon is preparing for the release of her forthcoming album, Reward, with the third taster from the record in the shape of a single, The Light. It’s a swooning slice of loungey indie pop, Le Bon’s vocal almost like a folk song in the verse before it flowers into this enchanting singalong chorus.  …

 Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley (White Fence) have teamed up for a second album as DRINKS. The new album, Hippo Lite, will be released on Drag City worldwide on April 20, 2018. DRINKS began in 2015 with the release of their debut LP, Hermits on Holiday on Presley’s own Birth Records. Despite DRINKS creating …

Drinks, the collaborative project between White Fence’s Tim Presley and Cate Le Bon’s err…..Cate Le Bon, have reconvened for a second album, titled Hippo Lite. Its a follow up to the pairs Hermits on Holiday record which came out on Tim;s Birth Records in 2015, and is due out via Drag City on April 20th. …

Cate Le Bon makes music that is happy and sad at the same time. It’s a mix of 60s euro pop and 70s lower east side New York post-punk. The guitars never get too loud, but they’re played with an attitude by Le Bon that brings the Tom Verlaine/Richard Lloyd guitar interplay to mind. 2013s …

Taken from his forthcoming album ‘In the pink of condition’ comes a new single by H Hawkline, aka Huw Gwynfryn Evans. Titled Moons of my Mirror, its out on Monday 26th January via Heavenly Recordings. The album follows on February 2nd and is his first album proper for the label, following on from Augusts Salt …

Have you heard Cate Le Bon? You haven’t? Well go grab Television’s Marquee Moon, The Strokes’ Is This It, and a couple Nico albums. Now put them all in a blender, sprinkle with a smattering of 60s garage rock and The Owls Daughters and Suns, have Deerhoof give their blessing, then hit “liquify”. What you …