February 27, 2019
Inspired by ’70s ambient, psychedelia and folk music.
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Returning to more familiar singer-songwriter territory after his electronic departure on last year’s Phantom Brickworks project, Ribbons is rooted in the ’60s and ’70s, drawing on a fertile period when psychedelic soul, folk funk and ambient experiments thrived.
A self-taught musician, who plays all instruments on the record – including some more obscure mandolins and fiddles – Bibio also draws on inspiration from J Dilla and Madlib, who sampled the likes of Dionne Warwick in their own productions.
Bibio’s Ribbons is released on 12th April on double vinyl via Warp records. Pre-order a copy here and check out the artwork and tracklist below.
1. Beret Girl
2. The Art Of Living
5. Ode To A Nuthatch
6. Watch The Flies
7. It’s Your Bones
8. You Couldn’t Even Hear The Birds Singing
9. Pretty Ribbons And Lovely Flowers
11. Frankincense And Coal
12. Old Graffiti
13. Patchouli May
14. Valley Wulf
16. Under A Lone Ash