NEW MUSIC: ROISIN MURPHY 'HAIRLESS TOYS' LP (PLAY IT AGAIN SAM)

11/05/15

Today see's the release of Róisín Murphy's first album in 8 years, the incredible 'Hairless Toys', released on Play It Again Sam Records.

“Queen of reinvention”  9/10  DJ

“Outstanding… a career high”  8/10 Mixmag

“A remarkable comeback”   8/10 NME

“As intimate and provocative as anything Murphy’s put her name to”   8/10  Uncut
“her innovative output makes her rank among the world’s most celebrated musicians”   8/10  Esquire
“A sublime comeback”   ★★★★ Q

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NEW MUSIC: LOWER DENS 'ESCAPE FROM EVIL' (O.B.O. RIBBON MUSIC)

Lower Dens | 31/03/15

Ribbon Music is pleased to announce the return of Baltimore’s Lower Dens with their third album, 'Escape from Evil'.
 
Lower Dens’ 2010 debut, 'Twin-Hand Movement', was a stunning evolution of guitar brilliance and murky emotiveness, while its 2012 follow-up, 'Nootropics' was a stark, textured paean to experimental bands of the krautrock era. 'Escape from Evil' marks a bold, monumental step forward for the band and the welcome manifestation of Jana Hunter as a singer we’ve never quite seen until now.

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ARTHUR RUSSELL

Seminal avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer Arthur Russell prolifically created music that spanned both pop and the transcendent possibilities of abstract art. Though posthumously regarded as one of the most influential musicians of all time, his profound talent was never truly acknowledged before his untimely death in 1992.

His long time collaborators and friends included Philip Glass, Allen Ginsberg and David Byrne, the latter with whom he produced eccentric disco hits under the moniker Dinosaur L which became pre Studio 54 hits.

Shunning the conventionality of ‘genre’ he became the master of minimalist symphonies (‘First Thought, Best Thought’) and experimental... Read »