Preview: Clara Moto Album Launch

Rising artist picks her favourite books...
Clara Moto

Clara Moto is set to toast the release of new album 'Blue Distance' with a one off London show.

Making her name with debut album 'Polyamour', Clara Moto's deeply personal brand of slowed down, chewed up techno remains a uniquely affecting experience.

New album 'Blue Distance' is out now, finding the producer continuing to experiment with sound, texture and songcraft. Deciding that a celebration was in order, Clara Moto is set to host an album launch party on November 14th.

Taking place at London's Shacklewell Arms, the producer will be joined by Drums Of Death and Antepop (founder of Inverted Audio).

Facebook event page.

Ticket link.

Noting that the title 'Blue Distance' was half-inched from Sylvia Plath, Clash asked Clara Moto to jot down a few of her favourite books...

1. Thomas Bernhard - Frost
Thomas Bernhard is my most favorite writer, I've nearly read all his novels. With ‘Frost’ he became famous it is very intense and powerfully eloquent.

2. Max Frisch - I'm Not Stiller
Beautiful novel by Max Frisch, whom I admire that tangles the theme of identity

3. Vladimir Nabokov - Pale Fire
I love postmodern fiction,and this novel, which is not as famous as his e.g ‘Lolita’ is just hilarious and extremely witty.

4. Thomas Bernhard - Woodcutters
Another masterpiece by Bernhard..

5. Thomas Pynchon - Crying of Lot 49
Genius Thomas Pynchon with my best liked novel ‘Crying of Lot 49’. I named a few tracks after the characters in this novel.

6. Fjodor Dostojewski - Crime and Punishment
A classic and must read!

7. Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse 5
An intelligent anti-war novel full of allusions.

8. Leo Tolstoi - Anna Karenina
I loved this book when I was at school and I used to read it over and over again. Excellent example of Russian Realism.

9. Jane Austen - Pride & Prejudice
I have a little faible for english novels of the 19th century: Big fan of all Jane Austen novels and I read most of them.

10. George Eliot - Middlemarch 
Another remarkable english novel of the 19th century by George Eliot, which is a male pseudonym for Mary Ann Evans.

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