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Late Night Tales Presents - Groove Armada - Another Late Night - 2023 Reissue

    Twenty-one years after its initial release in 2002, Groove Armada’s seminal Another Late Night compilation gets a heavyweight vinyl reissue courtesy of longtime label collaborators Late Night Tales. Boasting eighteen tracks lovingly selected by the esoteric cratediggers (including the duo’s uber-rare cover of ‘Fly Me To The Moon’), the 70-minute collection - hailed as a 'groovy concoction of cabaret music, cocktail house, old school funk and a bit of hip hop' by Resident Advisor - takes us on a journey through downtempo bliss via the occasional dancefloor filler and more than one opportunity for the listener to start shakin’ their ass. In this Another Late Night compilation, Groove Armada have achieved the tricky task of delivering a mix that gives a flavour of the dancefloor while simultaneously offering something that can be consumed lying gingerly on a chaise-longue while being wafted with palm fronds by scantily clad belly dancers. See you on the veranda.


    1. Groove Armada - Fly Me To The Moon (Exclusive Cover Version)
    2. BRS - Lovin’ Me (Dubtribe Mix)
    3. Good Together - (We Can) Work It Out
    4. Tim ‘Love’ Lee - Java Jam
    5. Open Door - Breathe
    6. Kleeer - Tonight
    7. Roy Ayers - The Memory

    1. Metro Area Miura
    2. Kimbu Kimra - Raise The Dead (Love From San Francisco Dub)
    3. Don Ray - Standing In The Rain
    4. Al Green - Truth N' Time
    5. Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23
    6. Mr Fingers - Can You Feel It
    7. Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
    8. Loose Ends - Feel The Vibe
    9. Sir Patrick Moore - Peepshow Part 1

    Various Artists

    Bill Brewster: Late Night Tales Presents After Dark Vespertine

      Esteemed scribe, proper DJ, and discreetly deft twiddler Bill Brewster, drops the latest instalment in his ‘After Dark’ series, for Late Night Tales.

      A throbbing, louche and leisurely affair, groove is very much at the heart of this freestyle selection, a vibe which Bill de- scribes as “a basement, a red light and a sound system. Or, as the Beastie’s once rapped, slow and low, that is the tempo”.

      There’s Hawaiian drum machine bossa balearica from Island Band, percussive afro post punk from Czech jazz singer Jana Koubkova, and breathy-bubbling-dubwise-slap-bass-soul from Debbe & The Code.

      There’s also sultry deep house mood music from Lanowa, infectious bouncy jazz funk breaks from Canada High, and Nail’s life affirming re-edit of singer songwriter Gilbert O Sullivan’s electro pop gem ‘So What’.

      Bill’s own studio skills are present and correct too, featuring an undulating bassy version of country troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols, reworked along Alex Tepper under their Hotel Motel moniker, and a chugged-up squelchy disco take on Khruangbin, this time paired with Raj Gupta, as Mang Dynasty.

      Chock full of exclusives, tracks are either completely brand new, or available digitally for the first time, whilst others are wallet-rinsing rarities if purchased elsewhere. Whichever way you slice it though, every tune is a highlight, working equally well as standalone nuggets, or within Bill’s fluidly cohesive mix.

      Whether he’s taking the roof off a club with his unique selection of deep and tough house music, enchanting a backroom with a genre-bending set of disco, Balearic, rock and hip hop or playing chillout music in a bay in Croatia, Bill Brewster is the man for all occasions.

      In a former life, Bill was a punk rocker, a chef and also the co-editor of football magazine When Saturday Comes but has been a record nerd all of his life. He began DJing in the 1980s, but came into his own in the early 1990s, particularly during a two-year stint in New York running DMC’s office, where nights at the Sound Factory and hanging out with Danny Tenaglia gave him the musical grounding you can still hear in his music today.

      Bill was also one of the founding residents at Fabric in London, a position he held for five years. There are few still playing regularly today that have his dedication, eclecticism and encyclopedic knowledge of music.

      His parallel life is as a writer, and with his long-term part- ner-in-crime Frank Broughton, they have written four books together, including the acclaimed ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’ (latest edition published last July), ‘How To DJ (Prop- erly)’ and ‘The Record Players’. The pair are also behind the legendary and their party, Low Life, has been running for nearly 30 years.

      He has been working in the industry’s fringes for over 40 years including the running of various labels from Twisted UK and Forensic in the ’90s to Disco Sucks and Anorak in the noughties.

      He is one of NTS radio’s new residents for 2023 and his ‘Low Life Loves You’ show is available on the first Tuesday of every month.


      Ashley says: A smooth-as-silk collection of deep lounging groovers, airy disco numbers and thumping percussion, brought together with Bill Brewster's incomparable musical ear. A thoroughly rewarding collection.


      A1 Island Band – Idle Hours 4:55
      A2 Chaz Jankel – Manon Manon 4.56
      A3 Gilbert O’Sullivan – So What (Nail Edit) 8.44*
      B1 Rheinzand – Kills And Kisses (Scorpio Twins Remix) 8.10*
      B2 Canada High – Le Chiffre 5.02*
      B3 Lanowa – Burning Up 6.38*
      C1 Khruangbin – So We Won’t Forget (Mang Dynasty Irreverent Dub) 7.16*
      C2 Fernando – 1998 7.00*
      C3 Debbe & The Code – Code Of Love 6.02
      D1 Jana Koubková - Nijána 6.15
      D2 IPG V Hot Toddy – Open Space 7.32*
      D3 Smashed Atoms & Backdoor Man – Hey Dreamer 6.50*
      *After Dark Vinyl Exclusive

      1.T.O.E – Infinite Consciousness*
      2.Island Band – Idle Hours
      3.Jana Koubková - Nijána
      4.Dan Wainwright – Come Home*
      5.Jeb Loy Nichols – Don’t Drop Me (Hotel Motel Remix)*
      6.Nick Munday – Drum Lock
      7.Khruangbin – So We Won’t Forget (Mang Dynasty Irreverent Dub)*
      8.Rhythm Plate – We Were Made To Be Artists*
      9.Debbe & The Code – Code Of Love*
      10.Lanowa – Burning Up*
      11.Gilbert O’Sullivan – So What (Nail Edit)*
      12.Canada High – Le Chiffre
      13.Smashed Atoms & Backdoor Man – Hey Dreamer*
      14.Gus Paterson – Arphicelago*
      15.Fernando - 1998*
      16.IPG V Hot Toddy – Open Space*
      17.Carl Finlow – Hyperkagome*
      18.Rheinzand – Kills And Kisses (Scorpio Twins Remix)*
      19.Chaz Jankel – Manon Manon
      * After Dark Exclusive

      Cultural polymath - pop star, filmmaker, radio broadcaster, commentator, Grammy winner. Oh and DJ, too. Take your pick from the many coats worn by our selector, Don Letts aka The Rebel Dread.

      Born in Brixton, a child of the Windrush Generation, Letts’ slippery and unorthodox career is somewhat hard to define, without taking a few detours around London, New York and Jamaica. He began his working life managing the dauntingly hip Acme Attractions on Chelsea’s Kings Road, where he made a mark with his attitude, dress and, especially, the pounding dub reggae that vibrated the shop’s walls. His first gig as a DJ at the short-lived Roxy in Neal Street, became mythical for turning a generation of punks on to reggae. They in turn hipped him to their DIY ethos resulting in his reinvention as a filmmaker. This led to a shed-load of music videos (Linton Kwesi Johnson, The Clash, Bob Marley) not to mention documentaries on the likes of Gil Scott-Heron, George Clinton and Sun Ra.

      In the ’80s, he was part of Mick Jones’ new venture, Big Audio Dynamite and his innovative use of samples were a core part of their sound. Listeners of his weekly 6 Music radio show are taken on a musical safari that moves seamlessly between time, space and genre. It’s not called Culture Clash Radio for nothing. So this latest bulletin from Letts HQ is merely one angle of a multifaceted personality, his take on the JA tradition of the cover version.

      The history of Caribbean music owes a debt to R&B as many of the early island releases were cover versions of US 45s. Ska’s breakthrough commercially, Millie Small’s ‘My Boy Lollipop’, was originally recorded by Barbie Gaye in ’50s New York. Cover versions became quite a thing in Jamaica and Don, following in that tradition, has dug deep with a selection of interesting dubbed out covers including thirteen exclusives.

      “A disciple of sound system, raised on reggae n’ bass culture my go to sound was dub. Besides being spacious and sonically adventurous at the same time, its most appealing aspect was the space it left to put yourself ‘in the mix’ underpinned by Jamaica’s gift to the world - bass. But that’s only half the story as the duality of my existence meant I was also checking what the Caucasian crew were up to not to mention the explosion of black music coming in from the States. That’s why this version excursion crosses time space and genre, from The Beach Boys to The Beatles, Nina Simone to Marvin Gaye, The Bee Gees to Kool & The Gang, The Clash to Joy Division and beyond. You’d think it impossible to draw a line between ‘em but not in my world. Fortunately, the ‘cover version’ has played an integral part in the evolution of Jamaican music and dub covers were just a natural extension.”

      There’s a diverse mix of classic and new, with legendary figures like John Holt, The Tamlins and Cornell Campbell, mixed in with British veterans Mad Professor and the irrepressible Dennis Bovell, while (relatively) young striplings Kiko Bun, Emily Capell and Prince Fatty deliver the goods, with laidback Texan groovers Khruangbin also offering an exclusive bass heavy-delight.

      The song choices are diverse, from French dubsters’ OBF’s renditions of ‘Sixteen Tons’, the miners’ paean popularised by Tennessee Ernie Ford in the 1950s, to Ash Walker’s refix of Omar’s ‘There’s Nothing Like This’ and ‘All I Do Is Think About You’, immortalised by the ill-fated Tammi Terrell and preserved here by Quantic (the latter two both exclusives). Being a Rebel Dread compilation, there’s a cover (by Wrongtom Meets The Rockers) of The Clash’s ‘Lost In The Supermarket’ while Don’s exclusive, naturally, is a rendition of Big Audio Dynamite’s debut hit, ‘E = MC2’.

      “Truth be told I’ve wanted to work with the Late Night Tales crew from the get go. We’re talking nearly two decades such was the allure of their musical aesthetic typified by curators like Nightmares on Wax, The Flaming Lips, MGMT, Trentemoller, Khruangbin and countless others. Now being as old as rock n’ roll (born in ‘56) and having nearly 20 years of Culture Clash Radio under my belt I figured I was tooled up to musically juggle with the best of ‘em. But I wanted to carve out a space that was distinctly my own - something that reflected my musical journey and the culture clash that’s made me the man I am today.”


      Barry says: Don Letts, widely credited for turning the punk world on to reggae collects some of his favourite pieces, from dubby cuts to electronic and groovers, some unheard gems and a few exclusive tracks for the legendary Late Night Tales. In a pretty crowded field of 'great LNT comps', this is truly one of the greatest.


      A1. Ghetto Priest - Hercules (North Street West 'Late Night Tales' Dub) *Exclusive Remix
      A2. Prince Fatty & Shniece McMenamin - Black Rabbit
      A3. Wrongtom Meets The Rockers - Dub In The Supermarket *Exclusive Remix
      A4. Gaudi Meets The Rebel Dread Ft. Emily Capell - E = MC2 *Exclusive Track
      A5. Rude Boy - Superstylin' *Exclusive Remix
      B6. Capitol 1212 Ft. Earl 16 - Love Will Tear Us Apart (Full Vocal Dub) *Exclusive Remix
      B7. Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno - All I Do Is Think About You (Far East Dub) *Exclusive Remix
      B8. Zoe Devlin Love Ft. Tim Hutton - Caroline No
      B9. John Holt - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (Mad Professor 2021 Dub) *Exclusive Remix
      B10. Cornell Campbell - Ital City Dub *Exclusive Remix
      B11. Matumbi - (I Can't Get Enough Of) That Reggae Stuff (Dennis Bovell Remix) *Exclusive Remix
      C12. Gentleman's Dub Club Ft. Kiko Bun - Use Me (Ben McKone Dub)
      C13. Black Box Recorder - Uptown Top Ranking
      C14. OBF - Sixteen Tons Of Dub
      C15. Yasushi Ide - Ain't No Sunshine (Space Dub Mix) *Exclusive Remix
      D16. The Tamlins - Baltimore
      D17. 15 16 17 - Emotion (Dennis Bovell Remix) *Exclusive Remix
      D18. Ash Walker - There's Nothing Like This *Exclusive Track
      D19. The Senior Allstars - Slipping Into Darkness
      D20. Easy Star All-Stars - Within You Without You
      D21. Khruangbin - Dern Kala (Khruangbin Dub Mix) *Exclusive Remix

      Hot on the heels of ‘Mordechai’, the critically acclaimed third album from US psych-rockers Khruangbin, the Texas trio are set to become the latest act to present their own LateNightTales in the popular, long-running musician-curated album series.

      Having first come to prominence in 2013 when producer and D.J. Bonobo included Khruangbin’s ‘A Calf Born in Winter’ in his own collection of songs for the series, the little known Houston trio had yet to release an album, but have since gone on to become international superstars forming their own exotic, individual sound. “The LateNightTales series is such a special thing to be a part of because we wouldn’t have made it if it wasn’t for Bonobo’s LateNightTales, because that’s how we got into the LNT family – and got a break.”

      With a mind-blowing selection of tracks that cross borders and cultures, Khruangbin’s deep love of global grooves – from Asian pop to Nigerian reggae – Japanese mellow groove to Latina flavas – are steeped in eclecticism; Nazia Hassan’s Hindi-disco ‘Khushi’, produced by British-Indian legend Biddu, South Korean rock band Sanullim who contribute ‘Don’t Go’, a pair of African bangers from Nigerian Maxwell Udoh and Roha Band, from Ethiopia; a diversion to Belarus for Песняры and thence to Madrid for the strident vocal performance of Paloma San Basilio with ‘Contigo’ before hightailing back to Texas.

      Elsewhere, the Lone Star state reps proudly, with David Marez and Kelly Doyle plus, in the LateNightTales tradition, the band deliver an exclusive, horizontally brilliant version of Kool & The Gang’s ‘Summer Madness’, while the mix concludes with a spoken word piece by Tierney Malone, accompanied by fellow Houstonian Geoffrey Muller’s atmospheric banjo rendering of Erik Satie’s ‘Gnossienne’.

      “It’s cool to think about what you would listen to late at night, as a band together, lighting a spliff, kinda vibe. We definitely wanted to cover as much global territory as possible; so it was the globe and then home. We wanted to show the treasures from our hometown, or people from our hometown that the rest of the world probably doesn’t know. That’s what makes Khruangbin Khruangbin. The stubbornness about being so hometown-centric but what makes Houston is this this constant international influence. That’s that gulf stream, bringing it right into Houston. So I guess that’s kind of the theme.”

      The LateNightTales series was established back in 2001 with Fila Brazilia taking to the controls and mixing up the first of what would continue to be the first choice of music connoisseurs worldwide. Since then, the series has seen releases from the likes of The Flaming Lips, Hot Chip, Floating Points, David Holmes, Bonobo, Jon Hopkins, Röyksopp and many more.


      Patrick says: Though I swiftly snapped up a copy of their first RSD single on the advice of my more experienced Balearic brethren, it was an early online mixtape which truly turned me on to this Houston Trio. Awash with Thai funk, Brazilian soul and hazy dub, this set beguiled rather than banged, encompassing that soothing, grooving style which has since become their signature. Naturally I came to this, their first official compilation, and on the excellent Late Night Tales no less, with the highest expectations; all of which were exceeded over the course of this mesmeric mix.

      Through the cascading strings and shimmering harp of Santana & Coltrane’s opener, Khurangbin begin their dream sequence, an uncanny hour of vignettes in a land free from the conventions of space and time. The loved up dub of Houston contemporaries Brilliantes Del Vuelo gives way to blistering disco from 80s Bollywood, a cult art-pop classic from NY’s Downtown follows the sublime Blaxploitation soul of Gerald Lee. Songs separated by distance and decades sit happily side by side, united by an optimistic mood and ever-present groove. More than this though, each of these songs share a transportive quality; listening to the Nigerian boogie of Mawell Udoh, it’s impossible not to picture a Lagos nightspot, or the skyscrapers of Seoul when Sanullim’s soft pop stunner bounds out of the speakers. Even the band's own exceptional cover of Kool's 'Summer Madness' offers a deep concentration of the Khruangbin style, an invitation into their personal Shangri-La.

      In an era in which the race for the rare can leave even the finest diggers blind to the actual merit of the music, Khruangbin's melodies sans frontières is a remarkable feat, each selection superb on its own and sublime taken together.

      Khruangbin around the world and I, I, I can’t fight it baby.


      CD Tracklist:
      1. Carlos Santana - Illuminations
      2. Brilliantes Del Veulo - I Know That
      3. Nazia Hassan - Khushi
      4. Kelly Doyle - DRM
      5. Sanulim - Dont Go
      6. Maxwell Udoh - I Like It
      7. David Marez - Enseñame
      8. Gerald Lee - Can You Feel The Love
      9. Justine & The Victorian Punks - Still You
      10. George Yanagi - À�祭ばやしが聞こえる」のテーマ
      11. Песняры - Зачарованная моя
      12. Khruangbin - Summer Madness (Exclusive Track)
      13. Paloma San Basilio - Contigo
      14. Roha Band - Yetikimt Abeba
      15. Tierney Malone & Geoffrey Muller - Transmission For Jehn: Gnossienne No 1 (Exclusive Spoken Word Track)

      Vinyl Tracklist:
      A1. Carlos Santana - Illuminations - 4. 23
      A2. Brilliantes Del Veulo - I Know That - 5.20
      A3. Nazia Hassan - Khushi - 4.25
      A4. Kelly Doyle - DRM - 2.16
      C9. Justine & The Victorian Punks - Still You - 7.45
      C10. George Yanagi - À�祭ばやしが聞こえる」のテーマ - 4.02
      C11. Песняры - Зачарованная моя - 5.54
      D12. Khruangbin - Summer Madness - 3.21 (Exclusive Track)
      D13. Paloma San Basilio - Contigo - 4.03
      D14. Roha Band - Yetikimt Abeba - 5.20
      D15. Tierney Malone & Geoffrey Muller - Transmission For Jehn: Gnossienne No 1- 5.00 (Exclusive Spoken Word Piece)

      Standing at the intersection where techno meets classical music, Ólafur Arnalds directs the newest Late Night Tales, set for release on 24th June 2016.

      After releasing the breakthrough album ‘And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness’, in 2014 he was awarded a BAFTA for best original music for the TV series Broadchurch. Arnalds’ music has a quietude that seems perfectly apposite and that’s evident here as each song drifts like an autumn wind towards the next.

      Arnalds has enlisted the help of a few of his countrymen for the journey out west – electronic bands Samaris and Hjaltalín – and just as his records manage to combine the experimentalism and adventure of electronic music with a classical sensibility, here he weaves them perfectly, using tracks like Koreless’ brilliant post-dubstep ‘Last Remnants’ alongside the enigmatic brilliance of Jai Paul. It’s a perfect musical landscape that is eerie yet beautiful, as on Odesza’s ‘How Did I Get Here’.

      As if Ólafur wasn’t spoiling us enough, he offers up three exclusives: his own ‘Kinesthesia I’ and ‘RGB’ and ‘Orgoned’ by his techno side project Kiasmos. Alongside that we have the obligatory cover version (Destiny’s Child’s ‘Say My Name’) and also a Late Night Tales debut for David Tennant, reading a story by Anam Sufi, with whom Ólafur worked on Broadchurch.

      “When I was asked to do the next installation of the Late Night Tales series I thought "This will be fun and easy, only a couple of days work. No problem!". Six months later, I was still pulling my hair out in some kind of quest to make the perfect mix. As someone who has never really done mixes before, I learned a lot of things along the way and the whole experience was very inspiring. I decided to approach the mix in a similar way as I would one of my scores. This is the soundtrack of my life. I included songs from many of my friends and collaborators and tried to deliver a mix that represents who I am as an artist and where my influences are coming from - both personally and musically.”


      Barry says: From sublime ethereal ambience to stuttered beats and booming sub-bass, the latest incarnation of the hugely popular (and ridiculously competent) Late Night Tales series sees Modern-classical/Electronica prodigy Olafur Arnalds choosing a few of his biggest influences and current kicks, interspersed with a selection of his own unreleased (and frankly stunning) works. Dynamic, relaxing and brilliantly coherent collection of the most interesting and varied ambient electronic tracks around today. Top stuff.


      CD Tracklisting:
      01. Hjálmar Lárusson And Jónbjörn Gíslason - Jómsvíkingarímur - Ýta Eigi Feldi Rór
      02. Julianna Barwick - Forever
      03. Koreless - Last Remnants
      04. Odesza - How Did I Get Here (Instrumental) (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
      05. Anois - A Noise
      06. Samaris - Góða Tungl
      07. Ólafur Arnalds - RGB (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
      08. Rival Consoles - Pre
      09. Four Tet - Lion (Jamie Xx Remix)
      10. Jai Paul - Jasmine
      11. James Blake - Our Love Comes Back
      12. Spooky Black - Pull
      13. Ólafur Arnalds Ft. Arnór Dan - Say My Name (Exclusive Cover Version)
      14. Sarah Neufeld & Colin Stetson - And Still They Move
      15. Kiasmos - Orgoned (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
      16. Ólafur Arnalds - Kinesthesia I (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
      17. Hjaltalín - Etheral
      18. David Tennant - Undone (Exclusive Spoken Word) 

      A Side:
      1. Hjálmar Lárusson And Jónbjörn Gíslason - Jómsvíkingarímur - ýta Feldi Eigi Rór
      2. Julianna Barwick - Forever
      3. Koreless - Last Remnants 4:20
      4. Odesza - How Did I Get Here (Instrumental)
      5. Anois - A Noise.

      B Side:
      1. Samaris - Góða Tungl
      2. Ólafur Arnalds - RGB
      3. Rival Consoles - Pre
      4. Jai Paul - Jasmine (Demo).

      C Side:
      1. Four Tet - Lion (Jamie Xx Remix)
      2. James Blake - Our Love Comes Back
      3. Spooky Black - Pull
      4. Sarah Neufeld & Colin Stetson - And Still They Move.

      D Side:
      1. Ólafur Arnalds Ft. Arnór Dan - Say My Name
      2. Kiasmos - Orgoned
      3. Ólafur Arnalds - Kinesthesia I
      4. Hjaltalín - Etheral
      5. David Tennant - Undone.

      The Italians call it "notturna", the French "nocturne", in Spanish it’s "nocturno". A nocturne is a term to describe a musical composition that is inspired by or evocative of the night, which seems apposite. The most famous modern nocturne is, of course, ‘Harlem Nocturne’, as recorded by countless jazz musicians. If you like, you can just call it the night. The point is it’s when the fairies come out to play and the bass is at its loudest (the two are not necessarily related).

      Late Night Tales are back in the low-tempo, high-octane zone. The tempo might be slow, but the quality control makes Louis Vuitton look like Poundland. The label have gathered together some of the hottest new material, with some judiciously chosen old gear, an edit or two and blended them together like a disco nutri-bullet.

      Among the exclusives is the amazing Lindstrøm remix of Charli XCX’s ‘You (Ha Ha Ha)’, alongside a pair of exclusives from The Emperor Machine and Hugh Mane and two belters from Hotel Motel. And there are the rarities. We’ve got Rudy Norman with the brilliant ‘Back To The Streets’; there’s also the amazing ‘Chained To The Train Of Love’ by Coalkitchen and a traditional ‘LNT’ curveball, this time furnished by Plastic Bertrand delivering one of the best ever early rap tunes.

      Bill Brewster comes armed with a sensitivity and sense of occasion that few other DJs possess - and as go-to scribe of liner notes for every Late Night Tales release since day one, his association with the series is symbiotic. Originally a chef, a football pundit (co-editor of fanzine When Saturday Comes) and record collector, Bill began DJing in in the late 80s, but he cut his teeth playing Low Life warehouse parties in Harlem and the East Village and anyone hearing Bill today can see how these New York ‘roots’ shine through. For eclecticism, surprises, amazing unique music and sheer long-haul dedication to the dancefloor; Bill’s your man.


      Philippa says: Bill Brewster is back with another essential offering in the 'Late Night Tales Presents After Dark' series. As ever we get a DJ-mixed CD and un-mixed double vinyl LP. Quality all the way through.


      CD Mix (includes Unmixed Tracks Via Download As Mp3/wav)
      1. Scream And Dance - In Rhythm
      2. Plastic Bertrand - Stop Ou Encore (Disconet Remix)
      3. Paladin - Third World
      4. Adriano Celentano - L’Unica Chance
      5. Hotel Motel - Chocolate City (EXCLUSIVE TRACK)
      6. Hotel Motel Featuring Snax - The Fall (EXCLUSIVE TRACK)
      7. Harry Wolfman - Celebre
      8. Coalkitchen - Chained To The Train Of Love
      9. Matt Dirt - In Deep
      10. Hugh Mane - Organic Ceramic (EXCLUSIVE TRACK)
      11. Charli XCX - You (Ha Ha Ha) (Lindstrom Remix) (EXCLUSIVE TRACK)
      12. Rodion - Solenoid
      13. Tornado Wallace - Insect Overlords
      14. The Emperor Machine - Breezin
      15. Pink And Black - Miss Fortune
      16. Trulz & Robin - Acid Cake
      17. Spaghetti Head - Funky Voodoo (Mang Dynasty Edit) (EXCLUSIVE TRACK)
      18. Alex Metric & Oliver - Galaxy
      19. Rudy Norman - Back To The Streets

      Unmixed Double Virgin Vinyl (Includes Download Code To Bill Brewster’s Mix And Full Unmixed Tracks As Wav/mp3)

      A Side:
      1. Scream & Dance - In Rhythm (7:07)
      2. Plastic Bertrand - Stop Ou Encore (Disconet Remix) (7:51)
      3. Paladin - Third World (3:56)

      B Side:
      1. Adriano Celentano - L'Unica Chance (4:49)
      2. Hotel Motel - Chocolate City (6:46)
      3. Hotel Motel Ft. Snax - Fall (7:00)

      C Side:
      7. Coalkitchen - Chained To The Train Of Love (4:09)
      8. Hugh Mane - Organic Ceramic (6:23)
      9. Charli XCX - You Mu Ha Ha Ho (Lindstrom Remix) (7:22)

      D Side:
      10. Emperor Machine - Breezin' (5:49)
      11. Spaghetti Head - Funky Voodoo (Mang Dynasty Edit) (5:52)
      12. Rudy Norman - Back To The Streets (5:07)

      Franz Ferdinand are welcomed into the Late Night Tales family with a diverse 20 track selection of musical influences, inspirations, diversions and discoveries.

      Opening with Franz Ferdinand’s own exclusive cover of Jonathan Halper's ‘Leaving My Old Life Behind’, (which appeared on the cult Kenneth Anger movie Puce Moment), their Late Night Tales mix flows between dark and light, introspection and affection, dancing and horizontal appreciation.

      Hear them join the dots between Can, Serge Gainsbourg and The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, Sandy's Nelson's percussion work-out 'Let There Be Drums', the irrepressible Ian Dury, electro-funk sensations Zapp and the Disco Dub Band and sonic explorer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. Record collectors will note the inclusion of Carrie Cleveland's Northern Soul anthem 'Love Will Set You Free'. Also included are a set of waywardly brilliant cover versions: Justus Köhncke’s dizzy interpretation of Neil Young’s ‘Old Man’ and R. Stevie Moore's ‘I’m Only Sleeping'.

      It wouldn’t be right for Franz Ferdinand to produce a mix such as this without a nod to the country that brought them together, so Glasgow’s Life Without Buildings, whose uplifting ‘New Town’ appears alongside ‘Reach For The Dead’ by Boards Of Canada.

      As they leave us wondering and wandering with American Spring’s Brian Wilson-produced ‘Sweet Mountain’, we take leave of our senses and suitcases on this tour bus of your mind. We’ve visited soul, funk, reggae, pop, Krautrock and others besides, but before we depart, Franz frontman Alex Kapranos provides a final farewell with the self penned story 'Defibrillator'.

      "When we first got the band together I made Alex a tape for his car, an old Merc estate that we spent a lot of time in, going to and from rehearsal spaces and gigs. All of our gear and the four of us could (almost) comfortably fit inside. It was all stuff I was listening to at the time, Dr Alimantado, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Plaid, Johnny Dangerous amongst others. An ecletic mix or completely random and disjointed depending on your outlook, it was representative of all our individual idiosyncrasies that merged to form the sound of the band, although I wasn't aware of this at the time. With this mix we tried to a similar thing, all of us selected the tunes, based on what we listen to on tour together and at home alone, any sustained moods or flows that occur are purely accidental. Oh yeah, the Merc estate got totalled and towed away with the tape still in the player." - Paul Thomson Franz Ferdinand July 2014


      CD Tracklisting:
      1. Franz Ferdinand - Leaving My Old Life Behind (Exclusive Cover Version)
      2. R. Stevie Moore - I'm Only Sleeping
      3. The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Eighteen Is Over The Hill
      4. Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
      5. Life Without Buildings - New Town
      6. Can - Connection
      7. The Liminanas - The Darkside
      8. Ian Dury - Reasons To Be Cheerful Part 3
      9. Disco Dub Band - For The Love Of Money
      10. Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce
      11. Serge Gainsbourg - Requiem Pour Un Con
      12. Lee "Scratch" Perry - Disco Devil
      13. James Brown - King Heroin
      14. Carrie Cleveland - Love Will Set You Free
      15. Paul McCartney & Wings - Nineteen Hundred & Eighty Five
      16. Boards Of Canada - Reach For The Dead
      17. Oneohtrix Point Never - Zebra
      18. Justus Köhncke - Old Man
      19. American Spring - Sweet Mountain
      20. Alex Kapranos – Defibrillator (Exclusive Spoken Word Piece)

      LP Tracklisting:
      A Side
      1. Franz Ferdinand - Leaving My Old Life Behind
      2. R. Stevie Moore - I'm Only Sleeping
      3. The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Eighteen Is Over The Hill
      4. Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
      5. Life Without Buildings - New Town
      6. Can - Connection

      B Side
      7. The Liminanas - The Darkside
      8. Ian Dury - Reasons To Be Cheerful Part 3
      9. Disco Dub Band - For The Love Of Money
      10. Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce
      11. Serge Gainsbourg - Requiem Pour Un Con

      C Side
      12. Lee "Scratch" Perry - Disco Devil
      13. James Brown - King Heroin
      14. Paul McCartney & Wings - Nineteen Hundred & Eighty Five
      15. American Spring - Sweet Mountain

      D Side
      16. Boards Of Canada - Reach For The Dead
      17. Oneohtrix Point Never - Zebra
      18. Justus Köhncke - Old Man
      19. Alex Kapranos - Defibrillator


      A Calf Born In Winter



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