Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by stephen » 19 Oct 2022, 14:57

who's produced/mixed the album?

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 19 Oct 2022, 15:56

stephen wrote:
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who's produced/mixed the album?

Leo Abrahams. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Abrahams

http://www.vblurpage.com/discography/dave/radio.htm

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 24 Oct 2022, 11:48

"HK" (Official Visualiser) out now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlHotPFveIg

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by OilyWaters » 31 Oct 2022, 15:09

Anyone going to see Dave in Southampton tomorrow at all?

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by rich » 31 Oct 2022, 20:56

I’m going to the London gig on Wednesday!
I put me trousers on, have a cup of tea, and think about leaving the house...
my gig videos https://vimeo.com/user19376405

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 18 Nov 2022, 23:43

Next album track - "Tape Measure" - coming Monday


https://twitter.com/DaveRowntree/status ... 4146140161

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by aldamasta » 22 Nov 2022, 12:10

Tape Measure and London Bridge are my fav singles thus far.

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 26 Nov 2022, 11:54

Dave was on Radcliffe and Maconie today, you can listen back here (starts at 1h 25 min in):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m001f9y9

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 07 Jan 2023, 16:29

The album will be featured in Tim's Listening Party, as announced by Tim Burgess today:


https://twitter.com/Tim_Burgess/status/ ... 2648480770

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by vitekm » 11 Jan 2023, 16:28

Here is a few quotes from the first bunch of reviews for the album:

"The pantheon of great - even halfway decent - solo albums by drummers is sparsely populated, nevertheless Rowntree must be welcomed ungrudgingly into it." (Uncut, 8/10)

"He makes his belated full-fledged solo debut with an album brimming with atmosphere and ideas." (Record Collector, 4 stars)

"While there are some scuffed, ill-fitting moments, Rowntree quickly and expertly develops an atmosphere of watchful Magic Whip-style melancholia." (Mojo, 3 stars)

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by aldamasta » 20 Jan 2023, 18:10

Album’s out now — anybody listened yet? I’m gonna try to tonight.

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by AdvertBreak » 21 Jan 2023, 06:10

Listening now and liking it very much. It's a great winter album.

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by Redneck » 21 Jan 2023, 08:26

I went to the live gig / signing at Rough Trade yesterday. Dave was on good form as a raconteur, though the vocals were a little too high in the mix. Band was good - a keyboard player, bass player and guitarist/keyboardist, with Dave mostly singing, but also playing synths, electric guitar on London Bridge and drums on Volcano and one other song. They performed nearly all the album apart from HK and Who’s Asking.

The Q&A with Miranda Sawyer was fun including a lengthy digression into sheep farming (!) and the audience were really attentive and polite. After that he signed pretty much anything put in front of him. Kudos to the guy who brought along a massive (and I mean massive- it had a storage crate) Julian Opie Best Of Blur canvas, which Dave happily signed.

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Re: Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by thespider » 24 Jan 2023, 09:19

Listening now and really enjoying it. Getting a very strong New Order vibe, which obviously isn't a bad thing. 7.5/10.

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