'Pieces' Out Now

Grasscut - 'Pieces' Out Now

Grasscut's new single Pieces is out today.

Grasscut are a band uniquely concerned with place, with location, with the physicality of the world around us and how we represent that physicality through stories, poems, maps, myths and, most of all, music. Each track on their second album, Unearth, is tied to a particular physical location. In the case of new single Pieces, that location is East London.

“In 2010, we did a gig in a metal container on the fringes of the Olympic site,” expalins Andrew Phillips, the composer, musician and chief driving force behind Grasscut. “This song is about the area being remixed, re-skinned, and repackaged, as well as about reinventing ourselves.” Epic and intimate, Pieces bashes hyperactive percussion up against r&b, folk and psychedelia to make something glossily modernistic yet strangely rooted, Phillips’ ear for melody at the very forefront of the tune.

The package is rounded out by the “M25” version of "Lights.” The album’s version of the tune is inspired by Margate’s mysterious shell grotto. This take is inspired, perhaps unsurprisingly, by the journey it took to get there. With Grasscut you’re always heading somewhere and the journey is never boring.

Pieces is available to download now from the Ninjashop.



Grasscut Articles

<< Previous

Skalpel - Reunite At Sacrum Profanum Festival

Skalpel reunite for the grand finale of the Sacrum Profanum Festival in Krakow on Sept 15th. 

Read More

Grasscut - 'Unearth' Out Now

Grasscut's second album, Unearth, is out now / 24 July (NA).

Read More

Grasscut - New 'Unearth' Clues / Album Out 16 July

Grasscut have sent two new video clues out into the world, each taking fans to specific areas of the UK in search of 'Shadow Version's of tracks from their upcoming album Unearth Read More

Grasscut - Podcast Mix for Clash Music / Album launch 20 June

Grasscut have put together a DJ mix for Clash Music online.

Read More

Other Articles

<< Previous

The Bug Premieres Previously Unheard Track "Swarm"

The Bug stirs up a sense of impending doom with an Angels & Devils track out-take, Swarm, via The Wire. The new album is out now on 2LP. CD and download formats - Ninjashop / iTunes / Amazon.

Read More

BIS Radio Show #744 with FaltyDL

Earlier this week New York's FaltyDL passed through the local Beats In Space studios laying down a 90-minute selection broadcast live on WNYU 89.1FM, listen back below.

Read More

Shambhala 2014 Live Mix Series 001: Mr. Scruff

If you missed out on Scruff at Shambhala, listen to his 4-hour eclectic set recorded live from the festival earlier this month.

Read More

Mono/Poly New Album 'Golden Skies' Out Now on Brainfeeder

This week Mono/Poly unleashes the follow up to 2011's Manifestations EP with Golden Skies, available on LP, CD and download formats - Ninjashop, iTunes & Amazon.

Read More