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Twenty Years Of Moshi Moshi

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Moshi Moshi

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Moshi Moshi Records was originally set up in 1998 as a hobby by three friends (Stephen Bass, Michael McClatchey and Adrian Pike) to enable them to work with the artists that they loved but didn’t fit in with the agenda of their major-label day-jobs. To start with all the releases were one-off 7” singles and for the first 5 years it was a low-key affair, and very much a hobby. Then in 2003 things changed with a single from Bloc Party and Hot Chip’s first E.P. It was time to get serious and to bid farewell to the day-job. Unshackled from the responsibilities of the 9-to-5 and with a burgeoning reputation the label took off and started to spread its net wider with an album from NYC-based synth trio Au Revoir Simone and Australian indie-art-pop 8-piece Architecture In Helsinki. Then came artists such as Hot Club De Paris, The Rakes, Slow Club and The Drums.

In 2006, the two remaining Moshi Moshi founders – Stephen and Michael – decided they wanted to get back to their one-off 7” release roots and the Moshi Moshi Singles Club was born. Some 40+ releases later the singles club’s roster makes an impressive list – Late of The Pier, Friendly Fires, Lykke Li, Florence and The Machine, Kindness and Disclosure.

This compilation LP is a mix of Singles Club and full Moshi Moshi releases and takes us right up to the present with singles from current artists Girl Ray, Teleman and Anna Meredith.

TRACK LISTING

1. Sukpatch - Hey Jolie
2. Girl Ray – Trouble
3. Invisible Minds - Yo Mae Leh
4. Disclosure - Offline Dexterity
5. Charles Watson - No Fanfare
6. The Wave Pictures - The Woods
7. Anna Meredith – Taken
8. Slow Club - In Waves
9. Meilyr Jones - How To Recognise A Work Of Art
10. Hot Chip - Baby Said
11. The Very Best - Warm Heart Of Africa
12. Au Revoir Simone – Crazy
13. Kindness - Swingin' Party
14. Teleman - Fall In Time
15. Lykke Li - Little Bit
16. Friendly Fires - Paris
17. Wesley Gonzalez - I Am A Telescope
18. Matt And Kim - Silver Tiles
19. Florence & The Machine - Kiss With A Fist
20. Kiran Leonard - Paralysed Force
21. The Drums - Let's Go Surfing
22. Pillow Person - Go Ahead
23. The Mae Shi - Lamb And Lion
24. Silver Columns - Brow Beaten
25. Fimber Bravo - The Way We Live Today
26. Hercules & Love Affair - I Try To Talk To You
27. Tilly And The Wall - Nights Of The Living Dead
28. Late Of The Pier - Bathroom Gurgle
29. Hot Club De Paris – Sometimesitsbetternottostickbitsofeachotherineachother
30. Casiokids - Fot I Hose
31. Best Fwends - Skate Or Live

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