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Grumbling Fur: New Album Details
Neto Light-Lopez , March 12th, 2013 13:45

Experimental duo set to be releasing Glynnaestra through new label Thrill Jockey; tour dates below

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Daniel O’Sullivan of Ulver and Guapo and Alexander Tucker (imbogodom) have announced that they'll be joining forces again as Grumbling Fur for a new album of psychedelic sonic explorations, Glynnaestra.

The duo "have crafted an avant-pop album assembled as one would a collage," reads the text accompanying the album's release. "This structural foundation is built up via an eclectic array of instruments, both acoustic and modified, to pulsating electronic sounds. ... As their history attests, this is a group unbound from the restrictions of traditionalism and unafraid to shed the pretence of pure abstraction. There's a tradition of subterranean Englishness at play, harking back to This Heat's Deceit and Eno's Another Green World. In their first fully realised album as a duo, the process and texture ripple with a kind of electro-gnosis. Glynnaestra herself (an archaic goddess divined by Tucker and O'Sullivan) presides over the record, transcendent and sphinx like: an apt muse for an album of such lovely and powerful music."

They've recently signed to Thrill Jockey, who will be releasing the record on July 22; in advance of that, the duo will be touring in support of the LP. Their tour dates run as follows.

MARCH
Wed 27 - Camden Arts Centre, London

APRIL
Wed 17- Camden Arts Centre, London
Wed 27 - St. Pauls Church, Birmingham w/ Barn Owl and Ex Easter Island Head

MAY
Sat 4 - Camden Arts Centre, London

JUNE
Sat 8 - The Grundy Art, Blackpool

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Bobby
Aug 12, 2013 7:18am

Realising I this in Birmingham is an irksome business. My fur is grumbling!

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