It’s taken them a couple years to get there conceptually and sonically, but LTO and edapollo are finally ready to unveil their first Hirola record. Due out tomorrow through Phantom Limb—a new imprint from former high-level folks at FatCat (James Vella) and Royal Albert Hall (Mark Pearse)—the self-titled effort is described as “more expressive and human than straight computer music, much more obfuscate and abstract than pop music,” with traces of Thom Yorke, Boards of Canada, and Tim Hecker popping up at various points along the way.
Have an early listen below, along with some tour dates and a little commentary from the Bristol duo….
12/1 Brighton, UK – Pipeline
12/2 London, UK – Sebright Arms
12/13 Bristol, UK – The Crofters Rights