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.
by Wyatt Marshall Cold Cave at 285 Kent, 6/29/2013 (more by Lukas Hodge) The ever-busy Wes Eisold released a new song under his Cold Cave moniker last week titled "Nausea, the Earth and Me." When that single came out, I... Read Post
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