The latest batch of reissues from the British avant-pop innovator includes his excellent overlooked 1997 LP Shleep. The album reintroduced a long-absent sense of playfulness and joy into Wyatt's work, and n early every song on Shleep shines in one way or another: It features a couple of his most elegant melodies in "Was a Friend" and "Free Will and Testament", as well as an extended paraphrase of Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues" and a little instrumental written by Paul Weller.
You scratch my back, I'll totally lend my "quietly magical touch" to your songs. We're guessing that's sorta how it went for Robert Wyatt, who returns the favor of a recent Hot Chip remix by joining the dance quintet on a trio of tu... Read Post
Listening to the works of Jean Piché, Canadian electronic music pioneer and video artist, is like walking into your own personal IMAX theatre, closing your eyes, and seeing what pops up behind your eyelids as you journey through the... Read Post