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The album characters are as follows:
shy beginner humility virgin beige silver mohair the messenger
greedy euphoric absorb promiscuity urban pink
icelandic/cosmopolitan contrast green patriotic warrior confrontational volcanic beats icelandic octet active
frozen winter world celestial whispered vocals passive loyal swans paradise laptops harps glockenspiels music boxes micro beats white orchestra choir disney salvation
primordial motherhood humour family around campfire breastfeeding black braided hair bones caves marrow goth pagan archeology pre-civilisation folk
dark brown family passive
wanderlust activist shaman feminist justice confrontational reactable brass tribal beats red neon green flags trumpets fire anthropology tribes boats bombastic
equilibrium kofi annan synchronising opposites pacifist solutions pedagogic uniting choir copper electric blue galaxies atom
no human scale element table cosmic nature/technology not narrative
This week we are also revealing the physical release of Vulnicura, set for release 9 March 2015 and available to pre-order in the One Little Indian shop here. The album will be released on a Deluxe and Standard CD album, as well as double 12” vinyl album, with final artwork and details yet to be revealed.
Vulnicura was written, produced and recorded in collaboration with Venezuelan producer Arca and British musician The Haxan Cloak. Of the album’s nine tracks, six are written by Björk with two co-written with Arca and one co-written with Spaces. Six songs are produced by Björk and Arca, one by Björk, Arca and The Haxan Cloak and two by Björk. All string arrangements are by Björk. The album was mixed by The Haxan Cloak, except two songs mixed by The Haxan Cloak and Chris Elms, and mastered by Mandy Parnell. Vulnicura is Björk’s first release since the 2011 album and multimedia project Biophilia.
Download ‘Vulnicura’ on iTunes here.
Pre-order ‘Vulnicura’ on CD and 12” vinyl here.
The new album, entitled ‘New York Before The War’ (released on the 30th March) marks Jesse’s first new material in over four years, and happily rekindles his relationship with One Little Indian. It also boasts some stellar guests including Wayne Kramer and Peter Buck (REM). It was self -produced by Jesse, engineered by Brian Thorn, at Magic Shop and Flux Studios in NYC.
Download ‘Addicted’ on iTunes here.
Pre-order Jesse’s new album ‘New York Before The War’ on 12” Vinyl and CD]]>
Hailing from the heart of the Black Country, God Damn fuse ‘Bleach’ era Nirvana, Jesus Lizard, ‘Surfer Rosa’ era Pixies and At The Drive In influences whilst swearing allegiance to the ‘Seven J’s’ of their Holy Bible: Hendrix, Homme, Cash, White, Page, Bonham and Jesse ‘The Devil’ Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal).
Onstage, God Damn - Thom Edward (guitars/vocals) and Ash Weaver (drums) – are pure attack: molten pop hooks galvanized in a blaze of bludgeoning riffs and furiously propulsive percussion. Previously supporting the likes of Superfood, Wet Nuns, Icarus Line and Gay For Johnny Depp.
Listen to When The Wind Blows here:]]>
The 9-track album was collaborated on by all-stars Arca and The Haxan Cloak, and includes the following song titles: “Stonemilker”, “Lionsong”, “History of Touches”, “Black Lake”, “Family”, “Notget”, “Atom Dance”, “Mouth Mantra”, and “Quicksand”.
See Björk’s announcement note below and watch this space for more album updates soon:
Tibrá is the new single from Samaris’ album ‘Silkidrangar’.
Grab the album on:
CD and 12” vinyl
This year, Björk released the documentary concert film ‘Biophilia Live’ based around her eighth studio album. The film did a limited series of premiere screenings at festivals, museums, libraries, galleries and cinemas worldwide, before its release on DVD, BluRay and vinyl. Also, this year Björk’s Biophilia education project entered the curriculum of schools in the Nordic region, thanks to support from the Nordic Council.
Icelandic sensation Ásgeir released his English language debut album, ‘In The Silence’, as well as a triple pack Deluxe Version which includes the original Icelandic version, the English version, and a bonus disc with remixes, acoustic sessions and various previously unreleased material. Ásgeir also embarked on a worldwide tour, playing his largest UK show to date and selling out O2 Shephard’s Bush Empire, as well as selling out not one, but two shows at the Sydney Opera House.
Ólöf Arnalds returned with a brand new album, ‘Palme’ - her fourth studio album to date. Additionally, she had an incredibly successful European tour where she played various festivals and headline shows. Ólöf embarks on her first ever American tour in 2015 as support for none other than Jose Gonzalez!
Icelandic trio Samaris released their highly anticipated full length album, Silkidrangar, in May winning the attention of multiple radio stations as their Record of the Week and Track of the Day. Samaris also embarked on an international headline tour, including various festivals and a London date with John Grant.
Dan Sartain followed 2012’s Ramones suffused ‘Too Tough to Live’ with an altogether more eclectic proposition in the shape of his full length album ‘Dudesblood’. Across its 10 songs Dan careers between the paranormal John Ford C&W of ‘Marfa Lights’ to UK anarcho-punk (‘Smash The Tesco’) and a truly inspired take on The Knife’s ‘Pass This On’.
This year One Little Indian added some downright incredible talent to our roster in the shape of the Atomic drum and guitar duo God Damn, the dark and psychedelicized Icelandic trio Fufanu, and raw rcoker Sarah Walk. Look out for their truly astounding releases in 2015!
A big thank you to everyone who made 2014 such an exciting and successful year. Our office is now closed until the 5th of January, and we look forward to seeing everyone in 2015 for, quite possibly, our most exciting year yet!
See you all in the new year!
-The OLI Crew-]]>
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Arriving almost five years on from his last record (2010’s Love It to Life), Jesse’s artistic ambitions for New York Before the War, were high: he knew he had to make it count. “I wanted to make a record that encompassed everything I’ve done, since I started with my hardcore band, Heart Attack, when I was twelve or thirteen through bands like D Generation and then my solo career, but I also wanted to challenge challenge the listeners who have been with me – and challenge myself.”
Pre-order ‘New York Before The War’ on 12” vinyl and CD here.]]>
The 2010 release of ‘Dan Sartain Lives’ and the 2005 album ‘Dan Sartain vs The Serpientes’ are being repressed and made available on 12” vinyl for the first time, including updated album artwork. The vinyl albums are now on pre-order and are exclusively available from the One Little Indian webshop.
Pre-order the 12” vinyls before they are released on February 2, 2015:
Dan Sartain Lives 12” vinyl
Dan Sartain vs The Serpientes 12” vinyl