Hinterland

Downstairs in the room where the records are I’ve been playing Ultramarine, Orbital, The The, That Petrol Emotion, Dot Allison, Joy Division and New Order and The Wedding Present recently. That’s probably obvious from what I’ve been posting. In the car and on the move I’ve been listening to three new albums- Moon Duo, Mugwump and LoneLady, which have all worked well shuffled up together.

LoneLady’s been getting some press and rightly so. Her second album Hinterland has just come out (on Warp) and is a funky affair- early 80s Manchester sounds and tone (New Order, ACR, Factory, empty nights at Hacienda before anyone went), some skittering guitars and a love of concrete. She’s from Manchester and some of this record feels like a walk around underneath the Mancunian Way at dusk. Austere but with a lightness of touch too.

Hinterland

This is the video for Bunkerpop, filmed in a concrete World War II bunker near Hull. I can almost smell it.

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