When Owen Ashworth called time on his much-loved DIY project Casiotone for the Painfully Alone it wasn't to dismiss music entirely, but to open a fresh chapter.
Suffering from hearing problems, he began to make quieter music, resulting in last year's adorable full length 'Animal Companionship'.
An ode to the emotional pleasures owning a pet can bring, it was released under Ashworth's new name Advance Base.
Out now, the record will be followed by a full UK tour - find the dates here - and the re-release of an unusual covers project.
A doff of the cap from one underground legend to another, 'Tomorrow's Home Today' is a collection of Magnetic Fields covers.
Previously only available physically on limited edition cassette, the EP has now gained a remastered and repackaged CD instalment.
We're able to share the Advance Base take on 'Either You Don't Love Me Or I Don't Love You', all blurred keys and that heartfelt vocal.
A tender but forthright performance, you can check it out below.
Stay in touch with Advance Base online.
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