Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Speedy Wunderground

Speedy Wunderground is a new label, created and curated by producer Dan Carey, knob-twiddler for such artists as Django Django, Yeasayer, Hot Chip, and Bat for Lashes. The label's aim is to record a series of 7" singles in sessions lasting no longer than one day (with no lunch breaks) and release the results in limited editions of 250, in the shortest possible time. At the end of the year a compilation album of these recordings will be made available.



If this first release is any indication of what's to come, Speedy Wunderground is a label to keep an eye on. 'I Go Out', an utterly inspired collaboration between Steve Mason, Emiliana Torrini and Toy, is nothing short of epic in it's duration and ambition - and all put together in one day. A seven minute sonic assault, as one review accurately described it.



Check out Steve Mason's latest 'official' single amongst the other goodies on offer over at Tune Doctor.

7 comments:

C said...

I LOVE this! Especially as a fan of Emiliana's early material.
Thanks for all the info, I knew nothing about any of this. Will be keeping my ears and eyes open now. (Great logo for the label too!)

The Swede said...

Glad you like the tune and found the info useful C. I'm a big fan of both Toy (whose work this tune most resembles) and Steve Mason, but know nothing about Emiliana Torrini, other than her involvement on early Gus Gus recordings in the mid 90's. I think I need to do a bit of digging.

C said...

Ha ha, I am the complete opposite! - know nothing about Toy or Steve Mason but like a lot of Emiliana's solo output as well as some other collaborations. Just if you're interested, solo-wise I'd recommend her 'Love In The Time Of Science' album (on One Little Indian!)

Kolley Kibber said...

Ooh, YES. I like that a lot. And great to know there's more where it came from! Thanks for sharing...

Old Pa's Corner said...

Interesting project and good start...thanks for the nod to

Singing Bear said...

Good sound. I know next to nothing about any of the people involved but they make an interesting noise.

flycasual said...

Will follow this on Soundcloud, some good artists name dropped there.

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