Focussing on rare and exotic library music...
'Tom Furse Digs'

The Horrors' Tom Furse has long established a reputation as a vital cratedigger.

A vinyl fiend, the musician has uncovered numerous gems on his travels, forming part of his ever in demand DJ sets.

Now, Tom Furse has agreed to curate a new compilation for Lo Recordings focusing on the rare and exotic catalogue of the Southern Library Of Recorded Music.

Tom Furse explains:

"Oh the curious world of library music, so tempting in the record shop and often so disappointing on the turntable. However there are gems here to be found; shining and unique oddities, the bastard sounds of pop fancy. The Southern Library of Recorded Music, to give it's full name, largely sits away from what has become known as the 'library sound'. Instead of sample-friendly beats and mutated versions of chart hits, there is something here that's all together different. A world of exotica-tinged jazz beat, calling up images of of sandy days and smoky nights in tropical climates."

"Despite the geographical and cultural differences of the composers featured, there is undeniably 'a sound' here all of it's own. Admittedly this is after a lot of filtering on my part, but such was my task and no stone was left unturned to find the diamonds amongst the rough. 'Digs' is my take on the Southern library, and I hope you enjoy it."

'Tom Furse Digs' is due to be released on August 7th. Tracklisting:

Side A
1. Beachcomber – Chris Gunning
2. Several Shades Of Blue – Johnny Hawksworth
3. Bass Guitar Stroll – Johnny Scott
4. Poltergeist – Roger Roger
5. Soothsayer – Nino Nardini
6. Everglades – Barry Forgie
7. Great Organ Beat – Johnny Scott
8. Temple Courtyard – Harihar Rao

Side B
1. For Joan To Dance To – Eugene Cines
2. Riga Road – Reinhard Egin and Mike Run
3. Long Hot Summer – Roger Roger
4. Tarzan Talk – Johnny Scott
5. Surf City – Anthony Mawer
6. Low Down Beat – Johnny Scott
7. Sad Swallow – Roger Roger
8. Marissa – Johnny Scott
9. Yesterday's Tears – Johnny Hawksworth
10. Moonstone - Reinhard Egin and Mike Run
11. Homing In - Larry Kraman

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