Elkyn & Bobby Lee (Tompkins Square)
28th November 2021 - 7:30 pm
Oporto
16+
n/a

Elkyn

Purveyor of weird n lonely folk (now with a band). Having just recently released his new single “found the back of the tv remote” a folk gem on Tambourine Machine Records
this track is a personal reflection on dealing with losing someone you
care about and finding yourself with a lack of direction, the track
follows up the recent singles ‘something’, ‘if only it was alright now’
and last year’s debut EP ‘beech’. It expands upon the soft,
half-whispered sound of his previous releases, adding a sonic richness
that brings his songwriting to the fore. After his stunning duo set for #OportoTV in lockdown we can’t wait to hear the full band might.

www.elkyn.co.uk


Bobby Lee 

Bobby Lee trades in a wide screen brand of cosmic country-folk, full of space and
pawn shop guitars. There are touches of JJ Cale’s analogue Americana, the
swampy groove of Tony Joe White and Richard Thompson’s sinewy, modal guitar
work. Amps hum in the warm afternoon sun, kids and dogs snooze on the grass
and broken drum machines keep time with the universe…

Bobby released his debut album, Shakedown in Slabtown, in August 2020, on his
own Natural Histories imprint, which Mojo Magazine described as “word of
mouth sensation amongst discerning heads.” It was swiftly followed by Origin
Myths
in March 2021, released on the legendary Tompkins Square Records,
becoming album of the week on Huey Morgan’s 6Music radio show and gaining
support from BBC Late Junction, No Depression, The Guardian, NTS and WFMU,
amongst others. His latest single, “Walking With Trees”, a collaboration with Mia
Doi Todd, was released in September 2021 via Re:Warm.

Press for Origin Myths (Tompkins Square Records, 2021)

“… a mystical big sky desert dream….” The Wire Magazine
**** Mojo Magazine
“Open sky instrumental wonders” 8/10 Uncut Magazine
“ Lovers of swampy gnarly folk guitars will love Origin Myths” The Guardian

Venue

Oporto 33 Call Ln
Leeds LS1 7BT
UK
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