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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BLONDES

Blondes, the duo of Sam Haar and Zach Steinman, first met at Oberlin College in 2003, where they studied electroacoustic composition and studio art respectively, and became collaborators in a smattering of short-lived experimental outfits. They moved to Oakland, NYC, and Berlin, where they founded Blondes proper, before settling in to Brooklyn as their home base.

Blondes quickly evolved from a home studio project to a live experience built around a tactile assemblage of synthesizers, sequencers, and drum machines. Haar and Steinman’s creative approach centers around an improvisational process that first produced syrupy, space-case dance music, before further performances at nightclubs... Read »