Exclusive Audio: Vessels Present A Most Wonderful Mixtape

Leeds band delivers a special brand of bangers...

We’ve enough time for Leeds-based outfit Vessels, whose flirtations with post-rock foundations are always decorated with the most pristine electronics.

The five-piece’s ‘Helioscope’ LP of 2011 was a critical hit, and since then they’ve certainly kept busy – an EP, ‘Elliptic’, came out in 2013, and in October last year they issued a rather splendid cover of Modeselektor’s ‘Blue Clouds’. If you missed it before, don’t

Now, they’ve given Clash a cracking mixtape (put together by the band’s Martin Teff). Which is nice of them. Check it out below and then, beneath that, observe some of the band’s forthcoming live dates. If you’ve missed them before, don’t. Expect to hear material from their third album, which they’ve just finished recording.

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Braids – ‘Amends’
The xx – ‘Tides’ (Dixon remix)
Paleman – ‘Half Out’
Mano Le Tough – ‘Inside Animal Minds’
Daniel Avery – ‘All I Know’
Morgan Geist – ‘Detroit’ (C2RMX)
Carl Craig – ‘Sandstorms’
Marc Romboy & Stephen Bodzon – ‘Puck’ (Chris Liebing remix)
Kiasmos – ‘Wrecked’
Ax [Phase] – ‘Behind The Sun’
Jimmy Edgar & Jon Convex – ‘Move’
Carl Cox – ‘Avenger’ (Joel Mull Devil’s Cave mix)
Martina Topley Bird feat. Warpaint & Mark Lanegan – ‘Crystalised’
Vessels – ‘Elliptic’ (Barker & Baumecker remix)

See Vessels live:

27th – Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, Leeds

4th – Aloud Music Festival, Barcelona

18th – Beat Herder Festival, Lancashire

Official website

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