Now at Aquarium Drunkard, we catch up with Cate Le Bon to discuss her new album, Pompeii, the COVID pandemic, the Tim Presley painting that came to embody her record but which she couldn’t bear to put on the cover, and the way that the artistic process remains instinctual and mysterious, even to Le Bon herself.
Today on Transmissions: Cate Le Bon, who, for the last decade plus, has made some of our favorite modern records, as well as producing great work for other artists, like Deerhunter and John Grant, who joined us last year on the podcast to talk about their collaboration The Boy From Michigan. Her new album is called Pompeii, an art pop gem out this week on Mexican Summer records. “I think the underlying theme of the record is we will forever be connected to everything,” she says, joining host Jason P. Woodbury to discuss the album’s genesis, the religious quality of the album’s art, wood working, and much more.
Thursday, February 24th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Cate Le Bon with Mega Bog at the Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles. Tickets on sale now … We are giving away five pairs of tickets to AD readers. […]
Cate Le Bon joins Aquarium drunkard to “reconcile all of the people and places that played into her most glamorous (and best) work to-date,” Reward, “a musical product that was informed and fueled by what she learned from “working with her hands, becoming comfortable with just focusing on the physical product in front of her.”
Dig this earworm. First track off Mug Museum, Cate Le Bon’s third LP, out next week – stateside – via Wichita Recordings. Let the angular Tom Verlaine/Television comparisons ring out. The record was […]