DANIEL BLUMBERG, MINUS – Rough Trade’s Album of the Month
Listen to Stacked – third track to be released from Daniel Blumberg’s first album for Mute Records, released May 4th. Order the album here
*Instore at Rough Trade East Friday, May 4th*
“Minus is astonishing… Both stunning and original” **** Q
“Introspective explosion… recalls Talk Talk’s Laughing Stock and Neil Young’s ‘Ditch Trilogy’ ” 8/10 Uncut
“The outpourings of a unique mind, grafted to the songs of a gifted songwriter”
8/10 Loud & Quiet
“Minus is a great record, one of those you already know that will accompany you for a long time” Rumore
On Friday, Daniel Blumberg will release his much-anticipated debut release for Mute, a collaboration with Billy Steiger, Tom Wheatley and Jim White (Dirty Three, Xylouris White).
Singled out by Rough Trade as their “Album of the Month”, the record will be available via Rough Trade with an exclusive companion CD, featuring solo interpretations of each track on the album and recorded by Pete Walsh at Holy Mountain studios. It will include new solos from Daniel Blumberg (guitar & vocals), Jim White (drums), Billy Steiger (violin), Tom Wheatley (double bass), Seymour Wright (saxophone), Ute Kanngiesser (cello) and Terry Day (balloons and pipes).
An exhibition of a selection of Blumberg’s original drawings will run concurrently at Rough Trade New York.
Daniel Blumberg will support the album release with a residency at London’s Café OTO.
DANIEL BLUMBERG LIVE
4 May Rough Trade East, London, England – Free Entry
17 May St George’s Church @ Brighton Festival, Brighton, England
1 June Café Oto, London, England – Tickets
12 June Olympic Café, Paris, France – Tickets
09 July Café Oto, London, England – Tickets
25 Aug Sea Change Festival, Totnes, England – Tickets
Minus is released on May 4th.
Watch live footage of recently released album tracks Minus and Madder here