Yorkston / Thorne / Khan - Everything Sacred

LP Record on 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl

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Everything Sacred is the debut collaborative album by Scottish Irish Indian folk trio Yorkston / Thorne / Khan, released in January 2016 via Domino.

Yorkston/Thorne/Khan are an experimental group that includes James Yorkston, one of the most “influential singer/songwriters on the Scottish folk scene”, Suhail Yusuf Khan, award winning sarangi player and classical singer from New Delhi and Jon Thorne, best known as jazz double bass player with electro outfit Lamb. The trio have released their collaborative debut album Everything Sacred

This is Scottish-Irish-Indian-English music in the raw, Yorkston's familiar steel guitar strings pulled, pushed and bent into more unfamiliar acoustic drones, the bass dropping anchors through the floor. Rather than world music per se, this sounds more idiosyncratic, a temporary structure bivouacking by the side of the indie-folk, art music tradition, while its widening horizons extend back to the Sixties heyday of the Incredible String Band, and forward to this singular album's satellite orbit over the folk musicIndian classical and indie music of today – all these musical ley lines threaded into a new kind of eclectic, domestic setting. 

“Playing together as Yorkston / Thorne / Khan, we tackle a wide array of different sounds and songs. Alongside pieces of our own, there’s a fair chunk of improvisation, plus covers of Ivor Cutler’s ‘Little Black Buzzer’ and Lal Waterson’s ‘Song For Thirza’. Jon’s jazz back-ground definitely comes to the fore, as does Suhail’s devotional singing and outstanding sarangi playing. I just do my best to keep up…”– James Yorkston

Check out a couple of tracks from the album:  Sufi SongLittle Black BuzzerSong For Thurza and Broken Wave.

This LP Record is on 180 Gram Heavyweight Virgin Vinyl with a Digital Download code, pressed in Europe.

(887828036714)

Tracklisting:

 

Everything Sacred Album:

A1

Knochentanz

 

A2

Little Black Buzzer

 

A3

Song For Thirza

 

A4

Vachaspati / Kaavya

 

B1

Everything Sacred

 

B2

Sufi Song

 

B3

Broken Wave (A Blues For Doogie)

 

B4

Blues Jumped The Goose

 

SKU 887828036714
Record Label Domino Recording Company
Label / Model # Independent
Catalogue Number WIGLP367
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 14 January 2016
Original Release Date (Year) 14 January 2016
Barcode # 887828036714
Shipping Weight 0.2950kg
Shipping Width 0.005m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000493m3
Type New
Format LP Record on 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl with Digital Download Code
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Folk
Genre Country
Genre World
Format VINYL LP

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