Even if you don't know cellist Oliver Coates by name, you probably have heard music he's played on, including Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool, Jonny Greenwood's The Master and Phantom Thread scores, and Mica Levi's Under the Skin score (he also has a collaborative album with Mica, Remain Calm). He's also worked with the London Contemporary Orchestra, he's on Laurel Halo's recently-released Raw Silk Uncut Wood, and he's a solo artist. His latest solo album, Upstepping, Shelley’s on Zenn-La, came out recently via RVNG Intl, and it combines his cello playing with electronic music in a way that often sounds a lot like Radiohead's own electronic/acoustic compositions (it's very The King of Limbs at times). It's great stuff, and if you haven't heard it, you can stream the full album below.

Oliver is opening Thom Yorke's US tour, including the two sold-out Brooklyn shows at Kings Theatre (11/26 & 11/27), and shortly after those shows, he'll play a co-headlining show with Portland ambient electronic duo (and Oliver's RVNG labelmates) Visible Cloaks at Brooklyn's National Sawdust on 11/29. It's Oliver's only non-opening set in the U.S. of 2018 and one of two currently scheduled U.S. shows for Visible Cloaks (they also play Philly the next night). Tickets are on sale. All dates for both Oliver Coates and Visible Cloaks are listed below.

Visible Cloaks released the acclaimed Reassemblage last year followed by the December 2017 release of their Lex EP. Listen to selections from both of those releases below too.

Oliver Coates -- 2018 Tour Dates
11/8011 - Le Guess Who - Utrecht, NL
11/23 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA*
11/24 – Wang Theatre-Boch Center – Boston MA*
11/26 – Kings Theatre – Brooklyn, NY*
11/27 – Kings Theatre – Brooklyn, NY*
11/29 - National Sawdust - Brooklyn, NY^
11/30 – John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts – Washington, DC*
12/1 – Keybank State Theatre – Cleveland, OH*
12/2 – Masonic Temple Cathedral Theatre – Detroit, MI*
12/4 – Chicago Theatre – Chicago, IL*
12/5 – Riverside Theater – Milwaukee, WI*
12/6 – Northrop at the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis MN*
12/8 – Stifel Theatre – Saint Louis, MO*
12/9 – Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland – Kansas City, MO*
12/11 – Paramount Theatre – Denver, CO*
12/13 – The Union – Salt Lake City, UT*
12/15 – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, CA*
12/17 – The Observatory, North Park – San Diego, CA*
12/19 – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, CA*
12/20 – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, CA*
12/22 – The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, NV*

* - w/ Thom Yorke
^ - w/ Visible Cloaks

Visible Cloaks -- 2018 Tour Dates
OCT 29 -- Fasching (Stockholm, SE) w/ Yasuaki Shimizu
OCT 31 -- Tape (Aarhus, DK)
NOV 01 -- Ekko (Bergen, NO)
NOV 16 -- Node (Modena, IT)
NOV 23 -- Mutek (Mexico City, MX)
NOV 29 -- National Sawdust (New York, NY) w/ Oliver Coates
NOV 30 -- Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion (Philadelphia, PA)

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