fourth album 'As a hovering insect mass breaks your fall' is out
now on the UK label Make Mine Music. In addition to the CD version,
it's also available worldwide via Itunes as a digital download.
The CD can be obtained direct from the label's mail-order outlet
Norman Records, as well as from all good record shops (distributed
by Cargo, plus P*Dis in Japan). Read more about the album and see
the artwork at the release page here.
reviews so far have been really positive: "strikingly covers
an impressive amount of ground" Textura "a great
record… bounces off in all directions you could think of"
Vital Weekly "a brave, unconventional album"
Norman Records "prove(s) that Brewster is now just
as concerned with creating great songs as much as he is to satisfy
his thirst for experimentalism" Leonard's Lair
will be two launch gigs for this record: the first at The Cube,
Bristol on Friday 8th April (with S J Esau, plus special guests),
the second at Inkonst, Malmö on Tuesday 3rd May (with Steel
Island, plus special guests).
new album incorporates a wider variety of sounds, ideas and influences
than my previous work. It features vocal contributions from among
others Nick Talbot of Gravenhurst and Albanian opera singer Egzona
Gervalla, as well as vocals from myself on some tracks. You can
hear some bits of the album on the 'Audio' page.
album will be followed by a second single later in 2011, a double
A side featuring an edit of 'Wingbeat fission' from the album plus
non-album track 'The dagger'. Accompanying videos to these tracks
first single from the album is still available as a free download
on Make Mine Music. It can be obtained at Bandcamp
a cover of 'The Great Dominions' by The Teardrop Explodes, as well
as a reworking of 'Crumbling spires' from the album. This new version
of the track incorporates a passage from the W.H. Auden poem 'In
Memory of W.B Yeats', read by Falko Teichmann. More info about the
single at the release page here.
by Character, my duo with Andreas Beraha, will be releasing a debut
EP 'Wrecks' on the Reverb Worship label in the next few months.
Expect two guitars and effects producing a rich, dense wall of warm
distorted tones and digitally-shredded high frequencies.
currently recording a new album of corroded pop music, provisionally
entitled 'Tales in brick dust'.
Centreless EP is currently unavailable, although my collaborative
EP with Peter Henning is however still available as a free download