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Posts Tagged ‘marcushamblett’

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

Monday, 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.

“Label of Love” feature in Record Collector magazine

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Huge thanks to Record Collector for this feature on the history of the label, our influences and upcoming new music from the likes of Sons of Noel and Adrian, Marcus Hamblett, Kristin McClement and Eyes & No Eyes.

The interview includes a few details of E&NE’s upcoming concept EP about extinction (of birds, fish, languages and obsolete technology…) and reveals some exciting collaborators involved in Marcus Hamblett’s upcoming second solo LP. Click the image above to read.

Concrete now available on cassette

Friday, May 5th, 2017

A small run of cassette copies of Marcus Hamblett’s debut album Concrete was pressed for his tour supporting Timber Timbre. There are about a dozen copies left over and they are available now. This is our first ever cassette tape release! Snap ’em up quick – once they’re gone, they’re gone.

Marcus Hamblett on tour supporting Timber Timbre

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Marcus Hamblett heads to Europe shortly to support the great Timber Timbre on the following shows:

  • Sat 08 Apr 2017: Brussels Botanique
  • Sun 09 Apr 2017: Amsterdam Paradiso Noord
  • Mon 10 Apr 2017: Cologne Luxor
  • Fri 14 Apr 2017: Copenhagen Bremen Teater 
  • Sat 15 Apr 2017: Hamburg Uebel & Gefährlich 
  • Mon 17 Apr 2017: Tourcoing Le Grand Mix 
  • Tue 18 Apr 2017: London Islington Assembly Hall 
  • Wed 19 Apr 2017: Paris La Cigale

You can buy his debut album, Concrete, from Bandcamp here.

Kristin McClement and Emma Gatrill play King’s Place for International Women’s Day

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Kristin McClement and Emma Gatrill

Kristin and Emma are teaming up for an exciting London show on March 8th 2017. On International Women’s Day, Kings Place presents the work of two exciting female voices in contemporary folk music.

Kristin and Emma will be accompanying each other during their performances alongside a stellar cast of musicians:

Further details and tickets are available here.