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about

music made from 2013 - 2016 by the slate pipe banjo draggers

field recordings and found sounds collected from london, yorkshire, and majorca using mobile phone and minidisc recorder

the slate pipe banjo draggers use a bailey guitars custom 1 string midi bass : www.baileyguitars.co.uk

thanks to tina rowe, manuel barrio, javier silverio, claire pettifor, darren kemp, simon stephenson

crab artwork by claire pettifor

recorded using ableton live, reaper and t-racks mastering, yah


stretched to eat white video here : vimeo.com/149815760

eyelids lifted by other people video here : vimeo.com/123146189

six wildlifes skippping video here : vimeo.com/69825357

unverted aeroplanes video here : vimeo.com/116427680

"The Slate Pipe Banjo Draggers is one of the UK’s best kept secrets…one-man band Andy Rowe has been turning in these slightly deranged and consistently witty productions for a few years now, occasionally sending us such home-released gems as Prime Bolus Music and Peeled Up For The Sake Of Fruit Music. With his latest cassette Sedimenters, he may have surpassed himself…it’s a surreal and queasy series of klonking rhythms, in places achieving the divine trancey dementia of those early records by the original Amon Düül (my usual touchstone for primitive beat and chanting music). As is customary, each muddy production is enriched with layers of samples, including voices taken out of context to create bizarre juxtapositions, creating unusual dialogues or solo recits that are both hilarious and unsettling. He somehow manages to combine elements of krautrock, trip-hop, dub reggae, sampling and noise music into his own sludgy mix-fests, and never once stumbles over his own feet. Only the most ungenerous listener could ever accuse him of going too far or going on too long; I think the lengthier sprawls here into 8-minute territory are just what he needs to unleash the full power of his imagination. At one time these flights of fancy would have been pressed into a four-track EP on 12-inch vinyl, and John Peel would have played it every weeknight. Superb stuff…I see from the press release Rowe’s been busy in 2016, with a number of live performances and collaborative projects, including working with Lord Mongo in Manchester. " - Ed Pinsent. The Sound Projector. 8.7.2017

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released November 18, 2016

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