THE PLAYLIST: Boxed In
14 Jul 2016
Boxed In tells us the tracks filling up his ipod at the moment
The Playlist does what it says on the tin: a ten track selection of songs picked by an artist with impeccable taste designed to educate, enlighten and open up your ears to some exciting new sounds. This week, ahead of his headline show at Kamio on September 29, Boxed In mainman Oli Bayston picks nine modern cuts of forward-thinking leftfield pop: he's keeping good company...
Blood Orange, 'Hands Up'
"Really enjoying his new record. It has a narrative running throughout. Musically and lyrically a far cry from his Test Icicles days."
Wild Beasts, 'Big Cat'
"Everything they release has something I can enjoy"
Bill Evans, 'Young and Foolish'
"I’m enjoying a Bill Evans resurgence at home. He’s on the record player a lot this month"
Anna Meredith, 'Blackfriars'
"She’s a huge talent with a great ear for dissonant harmonies. The strings arrangement on this track is brilliant".
Little Cub, 'Breathing Space'
"I mixed this record along with the rest of their album, coming out early next year"
Leon Vynehall, 'Paradisea'
"Love his new album and this track is a standout"
Ryuchi Sakamoto, 'The Revenant Main Theme'
"Love this album. The music is a standout for me, particularly as the cinematography and direction is on another level to most films I‘ve seen recently"
Hello Skinnny, 'Crush'
"Amazing drummer Tom Skinner’s solo album. It reminds me a little of Silver Apples, who i’m a big fan of, but with a broader instrumental palette."
Everything Everything, 'No Reptile'
"I’m a bit slow to this one but I absolutely love it. It has a wonderful tempered progression and packs a lot of emotion at the end. I recently found out it's all samples as well, assuming the orchestration was live."
Boxed In plays Kamio on September 29. Tickets on sale here: http://rockfeedback.seetickets.com/event/boxed-in/kamio/995931?src=RFBRW129