plug: The Declining Winter ('ex'-Hood) at Stills on the 23rd

Forest is people. People is you. You is us.
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1266: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable
emily
Posts: 117
Joined: Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:14 pm
Location: upstairs
Contact:

plug: The Declining Winter ('ex'-Hood) at Stills on the 23rd

Postby emily » Mon May 12, 2008 11:57 am

Hello!

Tracer Trails have another posthumous gig coming up. Maybe it'll be of interest to some Forest folk? I hope so.

We don't have a poster yet so I'll just paste some info:

-----
On Friday, May 23rd,
Tracer Trails present


+ guests tbc

@ (Cockburn Street)
from 7pm
tickets £4 on the door / cheap beer!



Tracer Trails are delighted to present The Declining Winter - the new musical project of Hood’s Richard Adams. Taking a day off from their mini-tour with ambient maestros Stars of the Lid, Adams et al visit Edinburgh to let us know about their new album, ‘Goodbye Minnesota’: an evolution of Hood’s very (northern) English electronic shoegaze, weirder than before, more claustrophobic.... Do you like Low? Do you, perhaps, like eagleowl? Then this is almost certainly for you.


The album has so far been made pick of the week at both Boomkat and Norman Records:

"From the opening of 'Summer Turns To Hurt' there's an instantly recognisable waft of that classic Hood sound .... but it seems so much more decrepit and weary (in a good way, you understand) than any recent emissions by the band, instead harking back to the ramshackle, rustic sounds of their classic form. Whispered, frail vocals disperse amongst the roomy, acoustic productions, casting a tangible sense of gloom (again, in a good way) over these subtle and melancholy songs. Over the course of this record you can hear elements of abstract hip hop mingling with weird plug-in experiments and a kind of primitive, unplugged approach to shoegaze, and then, just when you think you've got the album pegged, you'll hear something like 'Last Train To Mapel Grove', which is every bit as lonesome and dejected as its title suggests, calling upon sepia tone string samples in a fashion that recalls the finest L. Pierre recordings. The further you stray into Goodbye Minnesota, the better it seems to get .... it becomes pretty clear that you're in the presence of a quietly very special, very memorable album. Essential Purchase." ()
-----

I'll update this once the supports are confirmed.


.
.
(Just if you want to.)

[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1266: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1266: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1266: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Return to “The People's Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 14 guests