Bamboo + Pollyanna Valentine + Phil MfU + Clementine March
BAMBOO is a sublime new project from Nick Carlisle (of Peepholes, Don’t Argue) and Rachel Horwood (of Trash Kit, Halo Halo). Their music is vivid and deeply poignant, locking into a magnetic attraction between between Rachel’s flawlessly resonant folk cadence and Nick’s pristine synth pop production. Far from being a one off, or dare we say side-project, BAMBOO is very much a fully realised pursuit, with the band working on multiple records simultaneously from their Brighton and London base camps. ‘Prince Pansori Priestess’ is the first album to see the light from this pairing of talents. ‘Prince Pansori Priestess’ was recorded between spring 2014 to spring 2015, this was before the band expanded to a four piece for live performances, showcasing BAMBOO as a very original duo with a sound-world very much their own. The title references a Korean genre of musical storytelling alongside notions of majesty and faith that are all streams that weave their way through the record.
Pollyanna Valentine is the muse of Charley Sharp via California USA. Ensemble of varied collage /shoegazed follk/ dreamy pop muse. EP coming soonfeaturing collaborations w Laetita Sadier (Stereolab / Monade) and Valentina Ma / Cathy Lucas (Vanishing Twin/ Tomaga).
Also with performances from Phil MfU (Vanishing Twin) and Clementine March (Water Babies). King Knut will be playing records before, in between and after the bands.