Welsh pop experimentalists Islet will release their new album 'Eyelet' on March 6th.
The band's opening two albums carved out a very unique landscape, matching billowing electronics to some supremely enchanting songwriting.
Now working with Fire Recordings, sessions for their third album took place in rural mid Wales last year, with the band deliberately leaving their expectations open.
The material on 'Eyelet' is formed by some immense personal change: band members Emma and Mark’s had their second child, while Alex Williams’ mother passed away.
Working communally - the group even lived together - sessions were steered by producer Rob Jones.
Out on March 6th - pre-order your copy HERE - 'Eyelet' is trailed by something rather wonderful, in the form of new song 'Good Grief'.
The title is half-inched from Charlie Brown's exasperated cry, but it's a highly evocative piece, in which nuanced layers of electronics interweave with Emma Daman Thomas' voice.
The video is typically gripping, a hallucinatory clip that utilises some simple but hugely effective trickery.
Islet explain: “It was filmed backwards with multiple versions of one long shot layered and revealed like wiping condensation on a windscreen. It’s a lucid dream in a static caravan filled with generations of enigmatic women and children.”
Tune in now.
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