The producer behind one of the most overwhelming and haunting works of 2009 is living the "ambient rock & roll" life in Berlin at the moment. RA's Todd L. Burns catches up with Leyland Kirby in advance of his appearance at Mutek.
Thu, 8 May 2014
We Drink To Forget The Coming Storm was recorded earlier this year in Krakow and commemmorates his 40th birthday. "I would suggest the the price of a birthday whisky to be a fair price for this collection, should you wish to pay," he adds.
Mon, 9 Sep 2013
Pitchfork have the clip for "Where Are Our Monsters Now, Where Are Our Friends?," taken from the experimental artist's upcoming LP on Modern Love.
Fri, 17 Feb 2012
Following his experimental soundtrack LP Patience (After Sebald), the UK artist has released a free supplementary album of out-takes from the same sampling session of Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" that spawned the original album.
Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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Eccentric English experimental artist Leyland Kirby chats memory, samples and staleness with Altered Zones.
Fri, 30 Oct 2009
Watch the new 22-minute video from Leyland Kirby/The Caretaker, produced to celebrate the release of his new multi-disc set, Sadly, The Future Is No Longer What It Was.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014
EPs from the Krakatau producer and the artist formerly known as MU are next up on Gerd Janson's label.
The next album from the Manchester label comes from experimental artist Leyland Kirby.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013
Adjustments have been made to the Polish music festival's events as part of Adelaide Festival 2013.
Tue, 4 Dec 2012
The Polish music festival will host several nights at the South Australian capital's annual citywide event.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012
Artists confirmed for this year's festival in Poland include Tim Hecker, Biosphere, Lustmord, Oneohtrix Point Never and Sasha Grey's aTelecine project.
Wed, 4 Jan 2012
Leyland Kirby has composed the score for Grant Gee's documentary on the German author WG Sebald.
Fri, 26 Aug 2011
The Berlin-based ambient artist has a new record due out this fall.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011
Kode9, Tin Man, Catz 'N Dogz and many more have also been confirmed for the Polish festival.