Fri, 04 Nov|
The Old Library
ARCH GARRISON + PETE AVES - FREE ENTRY
Music from Arch Garrison and Pete Aves, expect songs about old roads, barrows, London psychogeography, chalk hills and going mad...
Time & Location
04 Nov 2022, 19:00 – 23:00
The Old Library, 116-118 New Cross Rd, London SE14 5BA, UK
About the event
Craig Fortnam (North Sea Radio Orchestra and solo work) performs nylon-string picked psych-folk-Bronze Age-Modern-Yet-Ancient songs as ARCH GARRISON with James Larcombe (William D Drake/NSRO/Stars In Battledress) on organ/synth/melodeon.
Expect songs about old roads/barrows/London psychogeography/chalk hills/going mad etc etc.
“Part of a line of non-conformist idiosyncratically ‘English’ composers that encompasses Simon Jeffes, William D Drake, Robert Wyatt and others, Fortnam’s writing is quietly brilliant throughout” Prog Magazine
"At this point in musical history, so much music has been made - and so many styles have been rehashed - that it is easy to think you have heard it all before. Then you hear something that combines familiar elements into a captivating sound all of its own, and your faith in innovation is restored. This is no overly respectful musical archeology, rather an inspired mix of ancient and modern. There seems to be no end to the wellspring of Fortnam’s imagination. This will surely be one of the great records of 2020” Bearded Magazine
Support comes from Pete Aves
Pete Aves is one of the UK’s finest songwriters. Aside from his seven critically acclaimed solo releases Pete has worked with Lee Hazlewood, Neil Innes, Nick Lowe, Sean O’ Hagan and many more. Expect ‘exquisite lyrical and musical wit, clear eyed and gently charming. Songwriting that is unassuming, smart and quietly affecting.’ (Uncut)