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Iglooghost for Dublin show

Iglooghost for Dublin show


The Irish-born UK-based producer and beatmaker Iglooghost has long been making head-swerving electronic music with nods to hip-hop and sound design.

Seamus Malliagh has announced a new album Tidal Memory Exo  to be released on LUCKYME® on May 10th after recent releases on Brainfeeder.

The Bristol-based artist’s music is taking on a new heavier direction, that reminds me of Mount Kimbie / King Krule if they went darker. ‘Coral Mimic’ is the first track from the record, a metallic post-punk electronic track with vocals by Malliagh.

“‘Coral Mimic’ is my go at a new local subgenre people are calling Post-Coil. I made it on a horrible corrosive drum sequencer that can only be touched with gloves on. Every 4 minutes the LCD display gets obscured by an internal fuel leakage, so I had to keep stopping so I could siphon the excess diesel out in time. The tune turned out alright but you can tell I’m clearly really pissed off cos of the technical issues distracting me.” 


Iglooghost live in Dublin

Iglooghost presents ‘ᕮⵋම’ – a new live audio/visual show at The Workman’s Club on June 1st 2024.

The show expands on the Tidal Memory Exo album world – including mysterious eggs, ancient pets, and toxic instruments. Following Iglooghost’s ‘Lei Museum’ installation at the Southbank Centre, ‘ᕮⵋම’ marks another step into storytelling with physical stage-building & immersive set-building. As well as sound-reactive visuals by Iglooghost, the show features set design by artist/designer Yaz XL (recent collaborators include FKA twigs, Björk.)”

Tickets will go on sale Friday 22nd March at 10am from Singular Artists.

About Tidal Memory Exo

‘Tidal Memory Exo’ was made whilst squatting in an old MOT garage on the Kent coast, next to a sewage plant and surrounded by old strains, fumes, overcast weather and choppy seas. With his own vocals taking centre-stage for the first time and drawing inspiration from the bleak nature of his surroundings, Malliagh set about making a record with dark and sinister undertones. “I wanted to make an album that sounded super relentless, violent, and pummelling,” he explains, “or like filthy tidal waves smashing against walls of rusted sea urchins. It’s an aquatic album, but in a fossilised, sewage-ridden, decaying type of way.” Yet despite the grim vibe of the resulting productions, there is something intrinsically cartoon-like about the images and themes they conjure. Citing old Factory Records frontmen as inspiration, using his own vocals felt like a natural decision. “A lot of those bands weren’t technical vocalists, but were making compelling tunes with metallic, jagged and noisy production,” hesays. “I tried reinterpret the stark rhythms of that era on a few of the tracks, just made with my palette of laptop DAW music.” Raised by a punk loving father and taking influence from drill music and classic 90’s Warp drill & bass, the goal was a sound melding multiple genres, bleeding out of some kind of coastal radio broadcast from a fictional timeline. With a vivid narrative and an ever-present world-building element to his music, Malliagh has to say on his highly immersive and conceptually ambitious third offering:

Tidal Memory Exo is an album I made while living in a rust-ridden flooded squat in a weird UK seaside town. The area has been in an endless storm, causing strange otherworldly primordial garbage to be washed to shore. It’s basically only populated by rogue junk-hoarding scrap weirdos right now. I’ve been trying to get involved in the music scene that’s bubbling up locally. There’s lots of weird new mutated genres and illegal radio stations popping up – completely isolated from the rest of the country because of this massive storm. They don’t really like me, but I sort of wormed my way in and finally got this album together. Tunes about oceanic scum, illegal teletext transmissions, & the prehistoric trilobite angels lurking in the sewers.” Iglooghost


1. Blue Hum

2. New Species

3. Alloy Flea

4. Coral Mimic 

5. Spawn01 ft Cyst

6. flux•Cocoon

7. Pulse Angel

8. Echo Lace

9. Nemat0de

10. Chlorine•FM

11. Germ Chrism

12. Dew Signal

13. Geo Sprite Exo

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