NEWS ARCHIVE FOR APRIL 2023
Sarathy Korwar - KAL (Real World)
Published 5 April 2023 by DM

KAL (Real World) is a companion piece to Sarathy Korwar’s 2022 album - a rare glimpse of that spontaneous creative spark, these live improvisations laid the groundwork for the tracks that would go on to make up KALAK.

“This was the first time we met and played together with other human beings in the same room for almost a year, after the first lockdown,” Korwar explains. “It was a hopeful time where for a brief period we believed things were getting better. There was a lot of fondness, camaraderie and kindness in the room, and playing together felt like a cathartic expression. KAL (Real World) was recorded in less than 24 hours at the incredible Real World Studios. Just being present in those rooms, which had borne witness to so many great recordings, elevated our senses.”

Over eight sinuous tracks, keen ears will be able to pick out the rhythmic and melodic signatures that have been honed and highlighted on KALAK. The energy in the room is clearly evident as the members of Korwar’s band - Danalogue and Al MacSween on synths, Tamar Osborn on baritone sax and flute, and percussionist Magnus Mehta - enjoy each other’s company and re-discover the art of making music.

Watch the video for 'Songs or People' now, a document of the track taking shape in the studio.

The full KAL (Real World) album will be available on all digital platforms from Friday April 7th, with the single 'Songs or People' out today.

A limited edition of 100 7” square lenticular cards featuring the album artwork, printed in India and signed and numbered by Korwar, will be available exclusively on Bandcamp from 10am (BST).

There will also be a limited quantity of the KALAK Dinked Edition clear vinyl LPs with KALAK rhythm wheel available to purchase on Bandcamp for the first time.

You can also order the recently reissued vinyl edition of Korwar's debut album Day To Day for Ninja Tune on Bandcamp, and a bundle of his three Leaf vinyl releases.

Korwar headlines his biggest London show to date on Sunday April 16th at Village Underground as part of the Brick Lane Jazz Festival. He also has number of shows and festival appearances throughout April, May and June in the UK and Europe. Full dates are here.

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Craven Faults - 'Sun Vein Strings'
Published 19 April 2023 by DM

'Sun Vein Strings' is the second track taken from Craven Faults’ new album, Standers, which will be released May 12th. The rolling 18-minute centrepiece of the album mines a rich North Yorkshire seam of interlocking arpeggios atop a steady bedrock bass line.

It’s accompanied by an enigmatic, slow-moving video shot by Craven Faults.

The Bandcamp/Norman Records limited edition Standers LP sold out extremely quickly on pre-order, but you can still snare a limited edition indies only ‘Fell Green’ LP and possibly a 3CD boxset at your local independent record shop. Black vinyl LPs and CDs are still available to pre-order on Bandcamp along with a Craven Faults reel-to-reel patch. Alternate patch designs are available with orders from Norman Records and select 'Pennine' Record Shops.

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