Brixton's Samuel Bedford has an urge to create.
Someone who feels life a little too keenly, this tumult of emotions needs to go somewhere, so he translates it into music.
Recently releasing new single 'Simmer' under the name Cagework, it's a remarkable piece of lo-fi songwriting, featuring wire-thin guitar lines that clench down on permanent truths.
Samuel explains: "'Simmer' is a reflection of how nothing is really permanent. I wrote it a year or so ago, at a time when I was in a weird living situation and my friendship group was dissolving around me. I actually tried to pitch it for a Netflix drama but it was quickly brushed over."
Teaming up with Matt Martin for a new live session, this slimmed down, pared back, incredibly intense recording gets to the heart of the matter.
Tune in below.
Catch Cagework at the following shows:
30 London Sebright Arms w/ Holiday Ghosts
2 London The Lexington w/ Vundabar
4 London Five Bells w/ Wedding
7 London Old Blue Last w/ Holy Now
8 London The Social for Huw Stephens
12 Bristol The White Rabbit
23 London Rough Trade East
4 Exeter Cavern w/ The Districts
5 Guildford Boileroom w/ The Districts
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