The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

LISTEN: New Stranger By Starlight
Laurie Tuffrey , June 14th, 2013 07:30

Wrap your ears around a new track from the Eugene S. Robinson and Anthony Saggers collaborative project

This summer, Oxbow's Eugene S. Robinson (also one of the Quietus' favourite authors) and Stray Ghost's Anthony Saggers release their first album as Stranger By Starlight.

Chalk White Nights (artwork above), out via Bad Paintings, is a five-track meditation on film noir and detective novels, following aptly from Robinson's recent piece of crime fiction A Long Slow Screw, with the duo calling it: "a product of insoluble emotional difficulty and fragile beauty [that] languished until the discerning gents at Bad Paintings actually realised that dharma gates are endless and they too found some sort of sympathetic resonance to what we made and what it sounded like and what it actually was."

We've got a first spin of the spacious, jazz-inflected and decidedly freaked album cut 'Beautiful Boy With A Stone' - have a listen below, and stay tuned to Bad Paintings' site for further details:

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.