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KING CREOSOTE

KY-10

Triassic Tusk Records



LP

Released: 12th Jun 2020

£26.99


King Creosote’s new experimental LP based around a comic made out of glass.

The world has no time now for a long story, a slow journey or a considered response, yet this modern life consumes and discards our natural resources as if there was too much time left to clean up the mess. One inhabitant of Crail - a buoy headed entity with ridiculous knees - is woken from an aeons long slumber by the momentary, careless thrust of a fossilised pebble from the beach. As KY10 drifts out of the harbour on an ebbing tide, he is joined by the bipolar gull Hrafn, himself a poor substitute for Odin’s own ravens Thought and Memory, and the pair embark upon a westward journey propelled only by the wind, ocean currents and the occasional tow from an unsuspecting trawler. Daberlocks (Keny Drew) is a master of the stained glass, and while his illustrated pages are being fired in the kiln he dreams up adventures for KY10 weaving together marine science, conspiracy theories, pollution havoc and piracy. Ronnie Hughes, retired Anstruther fisherman, reads these tales aloud with all the experience gleaned from a lifetime spent battling the North Sea. Kwaing Creasite (Kenny Anderson) stays ashore and puts it all to a soundtrack of slowly degrading tape loops, wonky samples and some not so well placed 80s keys.

KY-10