Release Date: 07 April 2014
Format: LP Vinyl
|Ellis Island Sound Regions Limited Vinyl LP
· Ellis Island Sound are Pete Astor (The Loft, Weather Prophets, Wisdom Of Harry) and David Sheppard (State River Widening, Snow Palms).
· ‘Regions’ is the duo’s third album since their inception and it has already been described as “Afro-Krautrock” and “Teutonic High Life”.
· It is possible to detect the influence of Jean Bosco
Mwende or King Sunny Ade’s guitars, along with polyrhythmic ensemble force of Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 and T-Funk-period Talking Heads.
· Sometime Radiohead collaborator John Matthias adds vocals to five tracks, coming on like an opiated James Brown channelling Damo Suzuki.
Nairobi / Koln
So Much Water Close To Home
Intro, Airborne, Travelling
We Do Not
Offices At Night
The Letting Go
Herr Ya Ya
Schwitters In Lakeland
Ubu Goes To Town