Strands, the solo project of producer Stephen Shannon will be releasing a self-titled debut this month on October 22nd. To celebrate, Steve put a great mix of folk and electronic music together featuring tracks from Brian Eno, Mice Parade, Dosh, Apparat, Four Tet, Caribou, Flying Lotus and of course, a track from Strands‘ called ‘Littoral’.
A launch gig takes place the same night in Crawdaddy. His band will be made up of members of Halfset, Adrian Crowley and more. You can follow him on Twitter too.
Strands mixtape tracklisting
Brian Eno – The Big Ship
Tortoise – De Chelly
Mice Parade – Milton Road
Strands – Littoral
Apparat – Not A Number
Minotaur Shock – This Plane Is Going To Fall
Caribou – Bowls
Four Tet – She Just Likes To Fight
I Am Robot And Proud – 1901
Isan – Dapperling
Flying Lotus – Auntie’s Lock / Infinitum (Feat. Laura Darlington)
Dosh – Um, Circles And Squares
Christopher Willits – Colours Shifting
Loose Fur – Answers To Your Questions
Cliff Martinez – Don’t Blow It
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