Various Artists: Khruangbin: Late Night Tales Late Night Tales This is the one in the series I’ve been most looking forward to this year – for many reasons I guess, chief amongst them is the fact that I’m a pretty big fan of Khruangbin – as I was saying right here just recently.
When Dan Wilcox isn’t writing country, blues and folk music on his guitar whilst crooning beneath the Raglan moon, he’s performing, producing, recording and DJ’ing as dub / reggae / rap / rock / electro / dance alter-ego Sweep. Here are five albums he’s loving right now… A little backstory on me first: I used to […]
Various Artists: Late Night Tales presents After Dark: Nocturne LateNightTales The French use the word Nocturne to describe a piece of music that is inspired by and/or evocative of the night. So for this compilation it’s over to author and DJ Bill Brewster to blend the old with the new. And a bang-up job he […]
Various Artists Late Night Tales: Jon Hopkins Late Night Tales Late Night Tales – the formula is great, well the idea, as it’s never (quite) a formula. Essentially an artist makes a mixtape, but the clue is in that series-title, Late Night, so these tales are the type told at 1am or 3am or 5am, […]
Various Artists Late Night Tales: Franz Ferdinand Night Time Stories It’s always a fun/interesting series – these after-hours comps put together by DJs or bands. There aren’t any terrible ones, but every now and then one really stands out – and here’s a great one; the latest put together by Franz Ferdinand. I haven’t cared […]
Various Artists Late Night Tales: Django Django Late Night Tales/Southbound Time for another entry into the Late Night Tales series; this one by British band Django Django. Okay, so if you’re a fan of the band you’ll instantly be interested – their curation job here is wonderful and it’s a band effort, each member adding […]
Various Artists Late Night Tales: Bonobo Late Night Tales/Southbound Well, it’s another fine entry to the Late Night Tales series, this time it’s Bonobo – his recent production-album is still a favourite, still resonating, but in keeping with the series’ aims this is a super-late night/very-early morning mix, so Bonobo’s starts with hints of classical […]