Posted in dance | music | streams | tour dates on May 10, 2012

by Andrew Sacher

Clark

UK producer/musician Chris Clark aka Clark released his new album, Iradelphic, last month via Warp. The album features the immediate standout track, "Secret," which owes a bit of its immediacy to featured vocalist Martina Topley-Bird, who has also contributed her vocals to Tricky, Massive Attack, and others. But the album benefits from its instrumental work as well. The three part trek, "The Pining," is a great piece which combines beats and live guitar (played by Clark) in a manner that brings to mind Rounds-era Four Tet.

The album includes other tracks that interwork live instrumentation and electronics, and in between those it works in jazz-piano interludes ("Black Stone"), ambient passages ("Broken Kite Footage"), and another track with Martina Topley-Bird ("Open"). You can stream the tracks, "Secret," "The Pining pt2," and "Com Touch," below.

Clark has a North American mini tour planned for next month which includes shows in Montreal (Mutek), LA, Chicago, and NYC. The NYC show is a live set happening on June 10 at Le Poisson Rouge. Tickets are on sale now.

All dates and streams below...


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Clark - "Secret" (Ft. Martina Topley-Bird])

Clark - "The Pining Pt2"

Clark - "Com Touch"

Clark -- 2012 North American Mini Tour Dates
June 02 Mutek - Montreal
June 06 Low End Theory - LA
June 07 Millennium Park - Chicago
June 10 Le Poisson Rouge - New York

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Comments (4)

Sweet!

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 2:53 PM

Is this Tom Cruise's latest production still from Mission Impossible 5.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 11:56 PM

Body Riddle (Turning Dragon also) was/is a fucking insane album. His new stuff is great but doesn't quite compare in my opinion.

Posted by Anonymous | May 11, 2012 2:22 AM

I like his t-shirt.

Posted by jordon | July 31, 2013 3:46 PM

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