Snapped Ankles - The Best Light Is The Last Light
Published 30 June, 2017 by DM

Snapped Ankles - The Best Light Is The Last Light

The captive breeding program was a success. Today we release Snapped Ankles’ new EP The Best Light Is The Last Light into the wild. We hope to observe breeding pairs in their natural environment and for their wild numbers to proliferate.

Celebrate this momentous occasion at The Total Refreshment Centre, London on July 13th. Tickets on the door. | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Live Dates |
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Snapped Ankles - Come Play The Trees
Published 28 June, 2017 by DM

“Masters, there is three carters, three shepherds, three neat-herds, three swine-herds, that have made themselves all men of hair, they call themselves Snapped Ankles, and they have a dance which the wenches say is a gallimaufry of gambols...”
William Shakespeare on Snapped Ankles

If the most famous playwright of all time is singing their praises, don’t you think it’s time to start paying attention? Already paying attention? Good. Snapped Ankles have announced their debut album Come Play The Trees.

They’ve also unleashed the second video in their spaghetti trilogy (almost certainly not a real trilogy). Created with long-time collaborator Sol Haim, watch ‘Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin’ below.

Come Play The Trees is released on September 29th. Pre-order on LP+CD/CD/download from Bandcamp or the Leaf shop.

Heads up! Their EP The Best Light Is The Last Light is released this Friday (June 30th). They will be celebrating its release at Snapped Ankles base camp Total Refreshment Centre, on July 13th. Tickets only available on the door. | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Live Dates |
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Matthew Bourne - Isotach
Published 25 May, 2017 by DM

Matthew Bourne has announced his new album Isotach, with a single of the same name. After the voltage-controlled oscillations of last year's moogmemory project, Bourne is back behind the piano (and cello) and in a contemplative mood. Recorded in his rural Yorkshire home, Bourne’s piano placed to overlook the moors while he works, the album title is a nod to the weather, which played a part in its creation.

Watch a live performance of 'Isotach' from Bourne’s place.

Isotach is released August 18th. Pre-order on LP+CD/CD/download from Bandcamp and receive an immediate download of ‘Isotach’ and recent single ‘Candela (for Sascha Heeney)’ which was included in Nils Frahm’s official Piano Day 2017 playlist. Also available in the Leaf shop.

Bourne will be performing at Aldeburgh Festival in Suffolk on June 23rd. | Twitter | Facebook | Live Dates |
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Snapped Ankles - Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin
Published 08 May, 2017 by DM

Snapped Ankles - Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin

The Best Light Is The Last Light is the new EP from woodland agitators Snapped Ankles, following their debut Leaf single ‘I Want My Minutes Back’ with something a little more substantial to get your teeth into. Since their move to the city, the woodwose have gorged on cinema and left this gleaming carcass. Released June 30th, this is the sound of the forest on your turntable.

Listen to motorik fuzz epic ‘Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin’ now. Its title is taken from Greta Garbo’s 1924 big screen debut The Saga of Gosta Berling, with the track drawing heavily on Jean-Luc Godard’s nightmarish Weekend, in which an excursion to the countryside ends in revolution, the collapse of bourgeois society and cannibalism. The circle of life.

Pre-order the EP on limited edition 12” or download from Bandcamp. There is also a free download of ‘Jonny Guitar…’ for those of you who like that sort of thing.

Tune into Marc Riley's BBC 6 Music show tonight from 7pm to hear the wildmen in session. | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Live Dates |
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Snapped Ankles: Come Play The Trees (BAY 103)
Snapped Ankles
Come Play The Trees
Matthew Bourne: Isotach (BAY 105)
Matthew Bourne

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