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Steve Aston’s Grimaldi Cinématique now available digitally

December 24th, 2019

Willkommen Records have made the two albums ‘Waltz For Grimaldi’ and ‘Venison Night’, written by the much missed Steve Aston, available via Spotify, iTunes and all good digital music platforms. The two albums were recorded by his band Grimaldi Cinématique then mixed and signed off before he died. They are exceptionally beautiful and you should give them a listen on Spotify then head over to Bandcamp to buy the limited double vinyl.

New Marcus Hamblett track featuring Colin Stetson out today

October 25th, 2019

Marcus Hamblett’s epic new piece is out on Spotify etc now, you can listen here.

It features saxophone colossus Colin Stetson (Tom Waits, Bon Iver etc) on contrabass clarinet and tenor sax, Emma Gatrill on alto sax and warped vocals and Thomas Heather on drums (and artwork). Big thanks to Mary Anne Hobbs who premiered it on BBC 6Music yesterday. It’s the last track to be released before the whole album is out on November 15, you can preorder that here.

Marcus Hamblett’s second album, Detritus, released November 15

September 2nd, 2019

The first taste of Marcus Hamblett’s new album, Detritus, landed on Spotify etc on Friday. Mary Anne Hobbs premiered it on her BBC 6 Music show and called it one of her favourite albums of the season! The lead track, Lost At Sea, features the unmistakeable voice of Kate Stables from This Is The Kit, who Marcus also plays cornet with.  Listen to it on Spotify or other platforms now!

It’s an upbeat number – drones, guitars and drums creep in from behind ambient studio chatter to settle into a groove that will spellbind fans of Can, Stereolab and Aphex Twin alike.

The album features contributions from James HoldenColin StetsonEmma GatrillBen Lanz (of The National, Beirut, LNZNDRF), Mathieu Charbonneau (of Timber Timbre), Tom Heather (of Eyes & No Eyes, Woodpecker Wooliams), Helen Whitaker, Kev Nickells, Etienne Jaumet (of Zombie Zombie) and more. It’s out November 15th via Willkommen Records and you can presave or preorder it here.

You may well have already watched or listened to Marcus Hamblett without knowing it. A highly sought-after session player, collaborator and enabler, Hamblett’s CV boasts a multitude of projects with high profile acts including Villagers, James Holden, Laura Marling, This Is The Kit and more.

Peggy Sue return to Brighton

July 2nd, 2019

Peggy Sue return with a new album and a string of live dates this autumn. We’re putting on the Brighton show on Wednesday October 9th at The Green Door Store. Tickets are available now. Lots more information about the show here.

Emma Gatrill remix EP

June 19th, 2018

We’ll be releasing six fantastic remixes of the title track to Emma Gatrill’s album Cocoon very soon. The first one is coming out in the next few days. We’re keeping the artists involved secret for now but you can follow Emma on Spotify to hear it first. In the meantime, we’ve released the stems for the track so you can download them and make your own remix! Have fun with them and make sure you contact us so we can hear what you’ve made.