If you can peel your eyes off the page, having opened them to that splash of colour up there, it may interest you to know that there's a new Nightmares On Wax album coming out soon.
The artist otherwise known as George Evelyn (pictured) will release 'Feelin' Good' via Warp on September 16th. A taster of the LP is available now - download the track 'Now Is The Time' from the official NOW website.
Says Evelyn of the new set, the latest in a series of long-players stretching back to the early 1990s: "I come from the city, but sunshine is in my music... It was always a natural dream to make music in the sun, like I do now."
That's, presumably, the sun of Berlin he's referring to, as it's in said German city that 'Feelin' Good' was recorded. Among the guests contributing to proceedings: Californian folk singer Katy Gray and former Zero 7 vocalist Moses. There's even space for a one-time Mercury Prize-winning drummer: M People's Shovel stars on 'Om Sweet H(om)e'.
Evelyn's expanded live show has played a part in the new album's genesis, too. "I've done the full-band thing, and the soundsystem thing," he says. "And now I really want to marry the two, and do so with a real live percussive edge."
You can expect something bright, certainly. Keep them peeled (but at your own risk).
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