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Artist:
Mike Lindsay

Supershapes Vol 1: 'Cucumber' Green Vinyl LP

£24.99

Release date: 14 June, 2024

On the top floor of RG Scotts in Margate you’ll find an assortment of tables — tables that became field recordings, then programmed scatter rhythms, and eventually the foundations of the new solo album from Mike Lindsay: supershapes (volume 1). 

It’s the first instalment in a series of records from the Mercury Prize-winning producer and mixing engineer (who’s also the co-founder of UK acid folktronica band Tunng, and one half of electronic alt-psych duo LUMP, with Laura Marling), a series that explores “the miraculous in the mundane”. Volume 1 looks widely at “everyday domestic objects, especially tables, coffee table books, and the daily rituals that shape us, heavily focusing on the majestic in the domestic”. 

The album is a kind of table in its own right: those who sit round it include Anna B Savage and many other musicians and artists — a sense of collaboration that has run through all of Lindsay’s work.

Tracklist:

Side A  
A1. lie down 
A2. ruins in reverse 
A3. table 
A4. pretender to surrender 
A5. kachumber 
 
Side B  
B1. two blues 
B2. it’s all for you  
B3. do what 
B4. content 
B5. i was the thief 

Label:
Moshi Moshi
Formats:
Vinyl LP
Cat#:
MOSHI572LPC1