John Talabot and Marc Piñol are ready to release a collaborative EP as Quentin on Hivern Discs. Due out October 21st, the release features “Mirage” which can be streamed below, backed with “Rain.”
‘The Light’ is the first taste of the weird world created by American vocalist Craig Louis Higgins Jr. and French composer Marc Nguyen Tan.
Marc is best know for recording under the name Colder for Trevor Jackson’s OUTPUT in the 00s. 2016 see’s him back after a ten-year hiatus with two records, the SAVE! LP and a new Colder one called ‘Turn Your Back’.
Forthcoming on Ivan Smagghe and Leon Oakey’s Les Disques De La Mort, SAVE! mines similar terrain to David Lynch’s surreal landscapes.
Marc’s collaborator Craig Louis Higgins Jr. was born in Cape Cod, MA. He has released his debut album ‘336 W 17th St.’ under the name Mutado Pintado and is also known for contributing the wry vocals to acid house outfit Paranoid London, featuring on their 2014 self-titled album.
Like Higgins, Tan is also a painter and video artist. Although the pair only met in person recently, months after establishing SAVE!, the project is well served by Tan’s background as the solitary creative force in Colder. Just what Higgins and Tan are here to save is anyone’s guess. It’s a name that implies much yet remains elusive and misleading. That’s the way the pair prefer it.
The debut 12” release comes with a remix by Hivern Disc’s Marc Piñol. B1 of the 12” sees Marc re-edit the track under a new moniker Judy Vs SAVE!, while Les Disques De La Mort boss Ivan Smagghe contributes an edit for side B2.
John Talabot’s Hivern Discs imprint will release a very limited 7″ single for its upcoming party this Saturday, November 8th 2014 at London’s Oval Space. The a-side features Quentin’s great tune “You Can Do It”, while the b-side is C.P.I.’s(aka of Marc Piñol and Hugo Capablanca) “Sacrifice To Venus”. 100 units of this 7inch will be sold in our party. Other 100 will be distributed through some London Stores. Stream Quentin’s “You Can Do It” below.
John Talabot’s Hivern Discs label has announced its latest release, "El Túnel" b/w "Proceso," from C.P.I., a new collaborative project between Barcelona’s Marc Piñol and Berlin DJ Hugo Capablanca. The EP features two originals and a remix from Barnt, which can be streamed below. The press release describes the EP as an expression of the duo’s love for, "Psychic TV, industrial music, and New Beat." Out onw May 5.
A1 El Túnel
B2 Proceso (Barnt Remix)
John Talabot‘s Hivern Discs contributes four remixes from The xx’s 2012 album Coexist, that will be treated as an EP set for release next month. Marc Piñol, Mistakes Are Ok, New Jackson and new signing Round all contribute their own versions of, respectively, ‘Fiction’, ‘Reunion’, ‘Swept Away’ and ’Missing’, adding a Hivern-esque touch of hazy Mediterranean warmth while protecting the subtle, shadowy vibes of the original tracks. The HVNXX EP is out on November 11. Hear the ‘Fiction’ and ‘Reunion’ remixes below.
John Talabot‘s Hivern Discs label have announced a new release by Fasenuova, a.k.a. Spanish duo of Roberto Lobo and Ernesto Avelino. Hivern will release a 12″ vinyl with “Cschito Turulo” complete with three remixes – from regular Hivern artist Marc Piñol, Dutch eccentric Legowelt and Heinrich Mueller, the alias of electro legend Gerald Donald (known from Drexciya and Dopplereffekt). The track is taken from Fasenuova’s “A La Quinta Hoguera” 2011 LP. You can stream the original and Heinrich Mueller and Legowelt remixes below. Out now.