Firmly back where they belong: luring us in with quirky, brightly colored and accessible melodies, then trapping us in their dizzying maze of surprise, delight and hidden depths. Keep digging. There’s never been a dull moment in the near twenty-five years spent exploring the plaid-wallpapered, carpeted, upholstered, veneered and lacquered dwellings architected by the inimitable […]
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Reachy Prints is bursting with new and unique sounds, textures and meticulous attention to melodic detail. Maybe it’s the gap of roughly eight years that separated Spokes from Scintilli their long-awaited return in 2011 that makes it feel almost too good to be true that yet another Plaid album has arrived on our doorsteps. And […]
Plaid have placed extreme effort into honing electronic sounds so that they have an acoustic feel, creating a divine meeting in the middle where one never overpowers the other. Plaudits must also go to Ed and Andy’s mission to avoid excessive and unnecessary loudness for the sake of creating impact as the album progresses. [Release […]
2011 heralds the eagerly anticipated return of Plaid with their stunning new album Scintilli. Andy Turner and Ed Handley took a moment to speak with James Knapman about the inception of their latest collection of creative sparks. (September 2011) Just as 2010 saw the return of Warp Records heavy hitters Autechre with Oversteps and Move […]
The long-awaited new disc from Plaid (entitled Scintilli) will arrive on September 26, 2011 via Warp Records, available as a double LP or CD. Video, lead track and tour schedule updated 8/18/2011. :::….:.:::….:::::::..:::::…. Plaid live in 2011 :: OCTOBER :: Saturday :: 1st :: Melkweg Amsterdam Holland Monday :: 3rd :: The Railway Winchester […]