She and her band already brought part of the mini-album to life on stage last year during the opening acts of Villagers in the Netherlands and Belgium. Frontman Conor O’Brien heard enough to want to contribute: “It is at once impressionistic, volatile and graceful but at its heart lies a quiet euphoria.” In addition to Conor O’Brien and Marien Dorleijn, Maarten Vos can also be heard with cello and modular synths on three tracks; Sweat and Fright, Portals and Day Is Done. The latter track can be heard in a demo version in an American film later this year.
The first single, Remove and Delete, made it to the playlist of the influential American radio station KCRW and recently received airplay on Amazing Radio, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio 6 Music. At 6 Music the track passed two shows in a row in the radio program of Elbow frontman Guy Garvey: “I think this is great”.
Transport without pushing. This is not democracy. This is the delicate world of Robin Kester.