Gearing up for the release of his second album Wysing Forest, due on 23 Junevia Border Community, Luke Abbott has revealed new track 'Free Migration'. The follow up to the immersive first album cut 'Amphis', 'Free Migration' forms the subtle peak that marks the mid-point of new record - it's bubbling synths and quickening pace make for a quietly exhilarating trip.
'Free Migration' accompanies the news that, having sold out his headline St. Pancras show for 26 June, Luke has two very special new London dates set for11 and 12 November at Cafe Oto and the Vortex Jazz Club respectively, with a wide array of supporting artists.
The first Luke Abbott curated show will take place at Cafe Oto on 11 Novemberwith support from Ann Arbor, Michigan electronic artist Karen Gwyer, who has been amassing a huge amount of attention and acclaim following her releases on the No Pain In Pop label. Opening the show is Norfolk performer and composerLaura Cannell, a self-taught fiddle and recorder player who performs a range of improvised, ancient and experimental music.
Appearing at the Vortex Jazz Club on 12 November will be saxophonist Jack Wylie of Portico Quartet. As well as his work with the Mercury Prize-nominated group, Jack has been working on a series of additional projects, including a forthcoming EP on Lex Records, plus a collaboration with Luke Abbott this summer. Another guest will be announced for the Vortex show soon.
Luke Abbott Tour Dates
Sat 21 June Totnes South Devon Arts Centre
Mon 23 June Glasgow Mono
Wed 25 June Manchester Kraak Gallery
Thurs 26 June London St. Pancras Church SOLD OUT
Tues 11 Nov London Cafe Oto w/ Karen Gwyer + Laura Cannell (On SaleThursday 12 June)
Wed 12 Nov London Vortex w/ Jack Wylie + guests (On Sale Thursday 12 June)
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