RÓISÍN MURPHY

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The Mi Senti EP was cool, yes, but I am unbelievably hyped for a new LP.

Johnny Fever, Thursday, 22 January 2015 08:05 (eight years ago) link

*punches air*

Ottbot jr (NickB), Thursday, 22 January 2015 08:18 (eight years ago) link

2015 is sure making up for 2014 isn't it

katherine, Thursday, 22 January 2015 14:04 (eight years ago) link

So excited for this. Can't believe Overpowered is almost eight years old!

Kitchen Person, Thursday, 22 January 2015 14:16 (eight years ago) link

Was hoping she'd sneak into the Top 77 tracks but it looks extremely unlikely now.

Excited for the album though

groovypanda, Thursday, 22 January 2015 14:19 (eight years ago) link

three weeks pass...

New track out and album announced:

http://pitchfork.com/news/58494-roisin-murphy-announces-hairless-toys-lp-shares-gone-fishing/

― daavid, Monday, February 16, 2015 4:10 PM (1 hour ago)

Johnny Fever, Monday, 16 February 2015 22:54 (seven years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/ym6Fsxp.jpg

01 Gone Fishing
02 Evil Eyes
03 Exploitation
04 Uninvited Guest
05 Exile
06 House of Glass
07 Hairless Toys (Gotta Hurt)
08 Unputdownable

Eight songs seems like not a lot after such a long wait, but maybe (I hope?) they're eight REALLY GOOD songs. "Gone Fishing" portends good things imo.

Johnny Fever, Monday, 16 February 2015 23:00 (seven years ago) link

It's getting better with every listen. It may be my favorite song of the year so far.

daavid, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:41 (seven years ago) link

It really is so good.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:42 (seven years ago) link

I especially love the pitch-shifting 'strings'

daavid, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:43 (seven years ago) link

Just listened to it three times in a row, agree with daavid it's probably the best thing I've heard so far this year.

ewar woowar (or something), Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:42 (seven years ago) link

the songs are long - "Exploitation" cracks nine minutes acc to itunes

Anyway this song is great!

Simon H., Tuesday, 17 February 2015 13:55 (seven years ago) link

Going Fishing travels so many places in six minutes. I typically have "long-song ADD" but I sort of trust her to not let me down in this regard.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 19:03 (seven years ago) link

I like that it works out she's spent one year per song on this new album. Judging by Gone Fishing this album is going to be worth the wait.

Kitchen Person, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 19:52 (seven years ago) link

http://www.factmag.com/2015/02/23/roisin-murphy-release-jealousy-12-crosstown-rebels/

"Ahead of Hairless Toys, her first solo album in eight years, Róisín Murphy has recorded a club-focused 12″ for Damian Lazarus’ Crosstown Rebels label."

There's not really much to the "house mix," a youtube of which is embedded at that link, but I'm quite interested in hearing the "disco mix".

Johnny Fever, Monday, 23 February 2015 21:52 (seven years ago) link

one month passes...

somehow only just heard "jealousy" - it's amazing, both mixes, actually much more so than "gone fishing" which underwhelmed a bit in the end

lex pretend, Tuesday, 24 March 2015 14:16 (seven years ago) link

And here's Exploitation... http://pitchfork.com/news/58951-roisin-murphy-shares-exploitation/

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 March 2015 15:22 (seven years ago) link

Don't know if it's amazing or insane. Or both.

daavid, Thursday, 26 March 2015 00:45 (seven years ago) link

Murphy occupies a unique position, the gay diva with a library, reclining before floor-to-ceiling shelves in interviews. Shes a nutter but she's our nutter.

You and your damn elves, I'm sick of it! (Sanpaku), Friday, 27 March 2015 01:22 (seven years ago) link

I've probably said that about the Unabomber on other forums.

I'm a softer being.

You and your damn elves, I'm sick of it! (Sanpaku), Friday, 27 March 2015 01:25 (seven years ago) link

(comma, after momentary sobriety), now.

You and your damn elves, I'm sick of it! (Sanpaku), Friday, 27 March 2015 01:28 (seven years ago) link

I want to like the disco mix of "Jealousy" but hearing the sampled guitar from Ahzz's "New York's Moving" without the synths is killing me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud2epRXRFmU

Michael F Gill, Saturday, 28 March 2015 01:57 (seven years ago) link

two weeks pass...

The album is out there now. It's really beautiful.

Kitchen Person, Sunday, 12 April 2015 16:55 (seven years ago) link

oooh yes!

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 12 April 2015 16:57 (seven years ago) link

I'm still absorbing it but there are definitely a bunch of OMFG moments

bae sremmurd (monotony), Sunday, 12 April 2015 21:32 (seven years ago) link

Video for "Exploitation"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjSwFsPCeJ4#t=143

daavid, Monday, 13 April 2015 15:50 (seven years ago) link

that video makes me want a boiled egg

cerealbar, Monday, 13 April 2015 15:56 (seven years ago) link

album version is too long though (maybe)

cerealbar, Monday, 13 April 2015 15:58 (seven years ago) link

this bangs and is weird

i.e. in character

The burrito of ennui (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 13 April 2015 23:52 (seven years ago) link

I can't unsee Dolores O'Riordan.

StanM, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 01:52 (seven years ago) link

i really don't know what i think of the album yet but it feels like she's tiptoeing around the concept somewhat. which she should, to be fair, because it's a minefield, but it ends up so careful. some very impressive moments w/r/t structure, arrangements etc but she never goes for it at any point? when "jealousy" comes on afterwards it feels a billion times more alive.

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 07:57 (seven years ago) link

think the restraint contributes to the anxiety and tension kinda running unbrokenly through the whole record

"jealousy" is great obv but a different thing

re: the video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLoyu9PcmBc

bae sremmurd (monotony), Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:32 (seven years ago) link

think the restraint contributes to the anxiety and tension kinda running unbrokenly through the whole record

i think it comes at the expense of any real emotional pull tbh. it's a very tasteful and accomplished concept album but it feels like RM knew that the entire thing had to be handled with care - straight white woman makes album explicitly and entirely about gay black men's experiences, how could it possibly go wrong - and it ended up a touch too sensitive, maybe. idk, i'm still getting to grips with it but i'm not exactly drawn to put it on much, and when i do i find myself appreciating it on a head level way more than on a heart level.

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:10 (seven years ago) link

haven't yet seen an interview with her, would have pitched but it's not as if i know a huge amount about the paris is burning era either, lol

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:11 (seven years ago) link

I was about to ask: where are you getting the info about the album? I'd love to read it.

The burrito of ennui (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:20 (seven years ago) link

the initial press bumpf i presume, not any in-depth feature

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:23 (seven years ago) link

yeah the press release she wrote:

This song was written after I watched the documentary film Paris Is Burning, having read an article which referenced it in a discussion about House music's origins in black, gay culture. I was deeply moved by this film. 'I had to run this far from home' - it's about the outcasts who could never fit into mainstream society and how they created a safe place in the drag 'Ball' scene of New York in the ‘80s. 'Will we live on? The children of La Beija' refers to the 'house' of Pepper La Beija, who was one of the most notable figures on the scene, Pepper is also quoted in Malcolm McLaren's song on the same subject 'Deep In Vogue'. The culture was a flamboyant reaction to persecution and disillusionment, the imagination and bravery of these kids is simply awe-inspiring. I envisioned 'Gone Fishing' almost as a song from a Broadway musical version of this story. The making of one's own world, a safer world and the creation of a new, better family in music or youth culture is a theme I touch upon elsewhere on my album Hairless Toys.

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:23 (seven years ago) link

straight white woman makes album explicitly and entirely about gay black men's experiences

afaict this only applies to "gone fishing"

i haven't studied the lyrics or anything but she seems to return to those themes pretty consistently throughout

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:31 (seven years ago) link

hm well neither have i tbh

also it feels very weird at a time when the ballroom scene seems so healthy for RM to reference it so explicitly as an influence but not go anywhere near it sonically

lex pretend, Tuesday, 14 April 2015 17:39 (seven years ago) link

Murphy's seems to have been adopted by the transgenderqueer (etc., I don't keep up) community for a while.

Dreyfuss levels of hopeless romantic (Sanpaku), Tuesday, 14 April 2015 18:56 (seven years ago) link

's (Video is one of several unofficial fan videos for "Simulation" featuring trangender peeps - parts might be unsafe for some workplaces)

Dreyfuss levels of hopeless romantic (Sanpaku), Tuesday, 14 April 2015 18:59 (seven years ago) link

i feel like the new record is kind of a sister (or cousin) to last year's mr twin sister album

j. winters (josh), Sunday, 19 April 2015 19:04 (seven years ago) link

Hmm, hadn't thought about that, but makes sense on the surface.

I'm definitely a fan of the straightforwardness of Overpowered. This one takes more dedication to love, like Ruby Blue did imo.

Johnny Fever, Monday, 20 April 2015 04:05 (seven years ago) link

three months pass...

been listening to this a lot lately and came across a track-by-track where she basically confirms that only "gone fishing" is about balling, the rest is about her strange interior life. was surprised to find out "exploitation" is literally about sex but in retrospect it's obvious

anyway this is still one of my favorite records of the year, though it makes more sense as a follow up to ruby blue than overpowered. "unputdownable" prob one of my favorite love songs of all time at this point

Mi Senti is soooo good, just hope it will get a repress as prices are crazy

willem, Friday, 11 June 2021 03:32 (one year ago) link

Listening party for Crooked Machine tonight. Starts in 90 minutes

Crack out the Prosecco, turn up the system @LlSTENlNG_PARTY HERE!!! Press play at 8pm and I’ll be here with Alfie Nokes and his stories from the north! #CrookedMachine forever 🙌 pic.twitter.com/EmwYP4GzsO

— Róisín Murphy (@roisinmurphy) June 13, 2021

groovypanda, Sunday, 13 June 2021 17:31 (one year ago) link

Ta for the tip - she threaded her tweets out of order, this is me trying to tidy it up... Parrot in quotes.

bobo honkin' slobo babe (sic), Sunday, 13 June 2021 23:05 (one year ago) link

Here’s me trying to actually become Crooked Machine.

https://i.imgur.com/jMZUmNL.jpg

I’ve known Parrot for nigh on 30 years, I’ve been close to him throughout my musical adventure.He’s always been there for me, he is a very, very special soul. I play him everything I do,to get his feedback and it’s always priceless. He is a hugely consistent artist and individual.

It’s really not enough to call it a remix album. Crooked Machine could stand on its own, it’s it’s own universe. The two records are in parallel dimensions. equal and opposite! 🚀

I wanted the artwork to be simple,this record is not about the popstar’ image, it’s a producer record. It’s about the music contained within. Braulio Amado had fun cutting me up into collage just as Parrot did with my voice.

https://i.imgur.com/n4Bp7ob.jpg

RIGHT GET READY FOR SOME BOTTOM END!!

https://i.imgur.com/D05kxtV.jpg

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1.KINGDOM OF MACHINES

R: They’ve taken the original to a very pure place, accentuated the cold, JG Ballardness of the original! The first track of the record lays it out, this isn’t necessarily going about pure dance music, it’s going to be about mood, big-time!! Oh it makes my heart sing! 🎼 💕

https://i.imgur.com/6EysAzo.jpg

I wanted the record to start with some of the Celtic-Soul/ Large Mammal In Pain wailing from Game Changer. Didn't think the whole song was the right opening. So with a very slight nod in the direction of Padlock, Roisin wails and then is edited into a different track. Also I thought it might be nice to sample a bit of an old Crooked Man release called 'This Machine'. That's where the high male vocal comes from. (I'll sue myself for copyright infringement later).

Me and Roisin rarely talk about the meaning of specific lyrics or instrumentation. A bit like a pair of leaky old dogs, we each scratch at what the other one has done, and then maybe add a little deposit of our own… although we never discussed it, I've always presumed that 'Kingdom of Ends' is about finding yourself stuck on a wheel of physical and spiritual unresolve.

There's a climb of fresh excitement. You feel as if fulfilment can finally be reached...the itch just keeps on itching.

All of that may be a complete misreading of what the song is about, but it's certainly what me and Fat Dave tried to put into the music. It goes up, it goes down but ultimately never resolves.

It felt pretty obvious that for the remix LP some kind of landing should arrive, solid ground could be reached. So that's what 'Kingdom of Machines' is about, imposing a little stability.

But ultimately, right at the end when you think it might be over, the wheel just keeps on turning...

Into...

2.ECHO RETURNS

Down to the molecule! Some serious Celtic minimalism on the go here lads! We’re also in Doctor Who territory, inside the machine, backwards and forwards in time! Deep Disco mysticism, machine mythology.

The love story of Echo and Narcissus is such a cracking tale, and luckily well enough known for me to go off at an arty-farty angle without feeling in danger of misrepresenting what Roisin was singing about.

The picture I had in my head when making Echo Returns was of Narcissus dead, floating face down in the languid pool whilst what remains of Echo hovers above, powerless, fragments of her flickering across the water and bouncing between the wet river rocks.

Which is quite pretentious... So as an antidote to the pseudery...

3.CAPABLE RHYTHM

Is just an old version of Incapable with some rhythm guitar busked over the top. Spotlight on Fat Dave!

I’d love to be back in the cellar in Sheffield and hear this get dropped. When I was living in Sheffield years ago, it was always other people who made records that really worked at those underground parties, but this would slap everyone’s arse!
Perfect version, encapsulates it all, so Sheffield.. Its a glamor-stomper! The guitar on this is a special thing of beauty.

https://i.imgur.com/0Or6pJ0.jpg

4. ASSIMILATION

This song was the first one written for this entire project and it was so long ago, with this remix it all comes flooding back, the spirit of everything.

https://i.imgur.com/aEVCtQj.jpg

Parrot sure can do a build and release, he must be good in bed! 😜

These piano chords, I feel them so hard, it’s so of my moment right now. I have a feeling that whenever I hear this song in the future, I will be back in this peculiar moment, this era of our lives.

I’m in my happy place.

I was shitting myself doing 'Simulation' cos I always quite liked the original, and unusually for me had never felt the urge to experiment with other versions... But it turned out ok, probably the best thing on the record. It's got more of a traditional "song" arrangement than the main version, which is quite unusual in the world of modern remixes.

5. CROOKED MADAME

Ironically, this is rhythmically straighter and less crooked than 'Shellfish Mademoiselle'. Which was totally intentional. It was an opportune moment for a moment of slightly wonky disco dancing. To help me get the feel, I pictured Murphy doing her old broken robot moves.

https://i.imgur.com/dfxQiUA.jpg

Sublime groove, this is a Parrot classic, it just bounces along, total equilibrium in this song. It’s simple, deceptively.

There’s something about Parrot's claps, they’re so fully real and rounded, I recon it’s the claps that keep this whole project together. The rather mechanical structure of the music is humanised!

It has that kind of minimalism, that kind of regimentation that makes you bore down into the very core of yourself, into the very meaning of existence.

There were 75,000 lyrics in the original track or thereabouts, and before it had a title everyone always called it “the Mademoiselle track.” Even though I only say that word once.

6. LESS IS MORE

Another hands in the air moment!! We are in a field at 9am, been dancing all night and we could dance forever!

#LessIsMore Well the title could be engraved on Parrots gravestone!

oh the drama here!
This is a really good version, one of my favourite tracks on the record. Love it, it’s deep and dark as fuck but still camp as hell!

https://i.imgur.com/ICjphBD.jpg

There was a previously released mix of 'Something More' that we did very quickly, almost as an afterthought. The track was sped up 5bpm and only part of the bass line used. This resulted in the song taking on a darker, deeper vibe …but unfortunately we ran out of time before we could massage the chorus into its new bedding. That'd always niggled me, because there's nothing I like better than a sweet melody riding on a dark undercarriage.

The full remix LP felt like an opportune moment to nag Fat Dave into getting the chorus to work on the truncated b line. Which he did by using musicianly words like "transposition" and "modulation" and other magical musical twattery that I'm too stupid to understand.

7. NAME CHANGER

#NameChanger which Parrot did across this album, changing the titles' names to titillate and amuse himself

https://i.imgur.com/7dbfRxQ.jpg

What a concoction this groove is. Funky and menacing at the same time, a totally unique sound.

The oldest song on Roisin Machine was 'Murphy's Law', which had originally been written for the Overpowered album but didn't make it past the A&R man. For it's eventual release, Murf freshened the vocals up with a couple of extra parts, and 'Game Changer' was a song that evolved out of one of said parts.

For a no doubt very important reason that I can't remember, somewhere along the way, the tune acquired a bit of a soul shuffle, and I liked the idea of picking the remix up with a loping 4/4 kick drum. Slightly Steppers.

Which steps into...

8. WE ARE THE LAW

Come on then!!! Let’s have ya!!

https://i.imgur.com/nwiqgAK.jpg

This one sounds quite 80s doesn't it?

These days I tend to avoid doing remixes that don't use many vocals from the original songs. For DJs I accept that tunes with just a few rhythmic shards of vocal are easier to sequence... But in dance music that style can be so prevalent that sometimes it's a struggle to find the real primal beating heart of a tune. Everything becomes a single carpet of noise. Or very loud wallpaper.

Anyroad, despite my foibles, I thought it might be fun to forget about the songs for once and just have a bit of this and a bit of that over a bit of something else. Like a megamix or summat.

Great running track this! It has propulsion.
Synths are magic on this track.

9. HARDCORE JEALOUSY

Oh God this is bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad! (In a good way, obvs) ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

Complex remix to have achieved, It’s an incredible feat! Imagine when I got to the end of this record on first listen, everything was already in its right place, I got to the end, to this track and “Jesus fucking Christ”, I said to myself, “he’s out done himself!”

'Jealousy' is a tune that always contained a lot of kinetic energy. The original rhythm track was giddy disco fluff, which Murf responded to with a lyric about frantic, unstoppable ever building emotion. Like a rush of sugar to the head, the finished article was simple but pleasingly effective.

So we were aghast when record labels interested in releasing it as a single wanted to slow the tempo down. Because apparently "people can't dance to anything faster than 130bpm". Jesus... That's a good proportion of dance music history disappearing down the K-hole innit?
Parrot: 'Hardcore Jealousy' is a response to that. No, we're not going to slow it down.

We're going to make it punch you in the face.

Then run off laughing. 🤪😜

--

Basically, this record is right up my street, which is handy. But really, I love it. It’s timeless not just something that’s trying to reach for the Zeitgeist or for a few extra sales.

No, it’s a warmer experience than that, warmer than most music around at the moment. And it came from the place of soulful authenticity. #crookedmachine forever 🔥

Thank you everybody who came to this very groovy party! KEEP STEPPING!! until the next time 🔥🔥🔥🔥

bobo honkin' slobo babe (sic), Sunday, 13 June 2021 23:08 (one year ago) link

omfg I need this now

like, I’m eating an elephant head (katherine), Monday, 14 June 2021 22:53 (one year ago) link

oh wow, that'll be really something if it does eventually happen

ufo, Tuesday, 15 June 2021 02:55 (one year ago) link

Reflex Revisions of 'Incapable' and 'Narcissus' on their way, vinyl due 2nd July on Skint Records, digital/streaming to follow. Preview snippets at https://www.juno.co.uk/products/roisin-murphy-incapable/834900-01/

mike t-diva, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 08:57 (one year ago) link

The Reflex put up a really nice post on their socials about getting to do this which I thought was so sweet.

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 09:54 (one year ago) link

Is that public somewhere?

bobo honkin' slobo babe (sic), Wednesday, 23 June 2021 10:41 (one year ago) link

Here you go: https://www.facebook.com/thereflexmusic/posts/347551276734091

mike t-diva, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 11:17 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

just seeing the reflex revisions WOW

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Monday, 30 August 2021 17:48 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

I sequenced an imaginary album out of all the "outside" remixes from this album and conducted heavy scientific analysis and: you won't believe it, but

turns out the Cosmodelica remix of Murphy's Law and the Soulwax remix of Something More are completely incredible?

bobo honkin' slobo babe (sic), Friday, 24 September 2021 08:53 (one year ago) link

nine months pass...

amazing set at glastonbury

LaMDA barry-stanners (||||||||), Saturday, 25 June 2022 22:04 (seven months ago) link

A good helping of Moloko material.

I've never managed to see her live, she's got to be an amazing performer.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Monday, 27 June 2022 14:11 (seven months ago) link

That was incredible. (That being watching it on telly).

djh, Monday, 27 June 2022 19:28 (seven months ago) link

Watched this a few (well, lots of) times. And a similar show from Zagreb (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeeNgUVT4oY). Roisin really orchestrates/is in control of ... the whole thing, isn't she?

djh, Wednesday, 29 June 2022 18:51 (seven months ago) link

She is a rare talent. Kind of reminds me of a cross between Annie Lenox and Debbie Harry, but is also completely sui generis.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 18:57 (seven months ago) link

*Lennox

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 18:57 (seven months ago) link

I'm curious about the directing the filming of the Glastonbury performance as I've never known another act on the BBC coverage start with a cameraperson with them backstage and follow them out before it cuts to the usual cameras in front of stage. Really nice move.

nashwan, Wednesday, 29 June 2022 19:08 (seven months ago) link

Is there a video of the full Glastonbury performance available? I'm seeing only excerpts on YouTube.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 19:09 (seven months ago) link

This is a good read

https://www.ft.com/content/7476dc2d-3899-47a1-a7f9-bad3ae8d8c6e

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 19:16 (seven months ago) link

Her headgear in that Zagreb show is fantastic.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 19:30 (seven months ago) link

Jimbeuax: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0c81z2l/glastonbury-roisin-murphy

djh, Wednesday, 29 June 2022 22:32 (seven months ago) link

Thank you!

That Zagreb set was tremendous. My love for this woman has only deepened over the years since Moloko disbanded.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 29 June 2022 22:58 (seven months ago) link

For no particular reason, converted the live show track list into a playlist of the same tracks* (I think - alcohol was involved).

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3JLTXDgIldTd7OLuXNJV33

(*for now, likely to edit into what I want to listen to while working).

djh, Sunday, 3 July 2022 16:52 (seven months ago) link

Find that Glastonbury version of Familiar Feeling strangely emotional, for some reason.

djh, Monday, 4 July 2022 22:04 (seven months ago) link

From what I’ve seen so far she was the coolest, best sounding artist on Glastonbury. She’s really good live.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 4 July 2022 23:47 (seven months ago) link

Fucking hell, I can't stream it as I am outside the UK. The only clip I can find is "Incapable," which just makes me want to see the whole thing.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Tuesday, 5 July 2022 19:49 (seven months ago) link

It's torrentable.

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Wednesday, 6 July 2022 05:23 (seven months ago) link

Thanks! I haven't torrented anything in years, I guess it's time to jump back in, at least for this.

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Wednesday, 6 July 2022 14:55 (seven months ago) link

two weeks pass...

This is my favourite music "thing" for an age. Just so fucking brilliant. I'll miss it when it's gone (9 days, seemingly).

djh, Thursday, 21 July 2022 19:28 (six months ago) link

three months pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH2QPqzwboY

snippets of a new song from the upcoming album with dj koze

ufo, Wednesday, 9 November 2022 14:31 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

Missed that last post till now, hell yeah! Any release date?

not other than 'next year' but it sounds like it's pretty much done

ufo, Friday, 16 December 2022 17:31 (one month ago) link

Finally available for your watching pleasure! A Film by Róisín Machine - please sign up to access this exclusive and stay tuned as a NEW ERA is about to begin! Those fans on my mailing list will know first🌀😘 https://t.co/BUFae5JX7f pic.twitter.com/Ub9HvfUrpS

— Róisín Murphy (@roisinmurphy) December 14, 2022

does sound like news is coming rather soon though + there's a full concert video if you sign up to her mailing list

ufo, Friday, 16 December 2022 17:34 (one month ago) link

She's decided to become a puppeteer

immodesty blaise (jimbeaux), Friday, 16 December 2022 17:46 (one month ago) link

nice and nice

three weeks pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsC2iHRjx2Y

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Thursday, 12 January 2023 21:33 (three weeks ago) link

^ Video unavailable.

(UK)

djh, Thursday, 12 January 2023 22:20 (three weeks ago) link

it's a live version of "flash in light" that went up on streaming, seems like she might be about to announce a live album?

ufo, Thursday, 12 January 2023 22:35 (three weeks ago) link

https://roisinmurphy.bandcamp.com/track/flash-of-light-live-in-berlin

really gorgeous

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Friday, 13 January 2023 00:28 (three weeks ago) link

one-off youtube stream of A Film By Roisin Machine starts in seven minutes, RM will be in the chat

more crankable (sic), Thursday, 19 January 2023 19:52 (two weeks ago) link

audience video of that Flash of Light in Berlin starts at 1:11:22 here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ght3Cmas1aM

StanM, Friday, 20 January 2023 19:17 (two weeks ago) link

so she was crowdsurfing during part of that, which explains the crowd noises during the song

StanM, Friday, 20 January 2023 20:11 (two weeks ago) link

apologies - I tried to put the audio to the video and I couldn't, so then I noticed it's not the same evening. Audio was May 15th, video above is from the 16th. The intros aren't the same length, for one :-)

StanM, Friday, 20 January 2023 20:29 (two weeks ago) link

except... I'm so confused. They only played one night in Berlin, the 16th? is this audio heavily recut or something? AND it mentions the wrong day?

StanM, Friday, 20 January 2023 20:32 (two weeks ago) link

I watched the livestream yesterday. Fabulous stuff. Apparently it's going to be up for a few days so check it out if you're a fan. Apparently she's bringing the curtain down on the Roisin Machine period, so on to the next thing.

everything, Friday, 20 January 2023 20:44 (two weeks ago) link

re: flash of light : or maybe it was recorded on the 15th after all, but it was in Utrecht, NL (Tivoli/Vredenburg). anyway. I give up.

StanM, Friday, 20 January 2023 20:45 (two weeks ago) link

Loving you is easy
It’s the leaving that’s hard

Loving you
Easy
Leaving you
Hard
Leaving you
Hard

WAITAMINUTE! Leaving you hard? mmmmmmmmm

StanM, Saturday, 21 January 2023 14:42 (two weeks ago) link


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