dimecres, 13 de juny de 2012

La Castanya releases The Float, new record by Rebecca Gates and the Consortium / La Castanya edita The Float, nuevo disco de Rebecca Gates and The Consortium



















We are glad to announce that Rebecca Gates is joining La Castanya family. We will release in Europe The Float, her forthcoming album, and we will handle the booking of her shows across the continent.

Rebecca Gates has been in the world of music for twenty years now and is recognized for being The Spinanes singer and songwriter, one of the most unique bands of the nineties. Sub Pop released their three albums and they toured with bands like Fugazi and Stereolab. Throughout her career Gates has always been involved in music and art and has collaborated with musicians such as Elliott Smith, Laetitia Sadier or Ted Leo and bands like The Decemberists and Joan Of Arc.

We had to wait eleven years, since the release of Ruby Series in 2001, to hear the new compositions of catchy pop music and post-rock arrangements that can be found in The Float (La Castanya / Parcematone / 12UX, 2012). The album has been recorded throughout the United States and features exceptional musicians like Doug McCombs (Tortoise), John McEntire (Tortoise, The Sea and Cake), Nate Query (The Decemberists), Joanna Bolme (Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Quasi), Thierry Amar (Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Silver Mt Zion), Rebecca Cole (Wild Flag), Gary Jarman (The Cribs), Joe Adamik (Califone) and Tim Rutili (Califone, Ugly Casanova) among others.

On stage, Rebecca surrounds herself with a unit called The Consortium, formed at different times by some of her best friends: Ji Tanzer (Blue Cranes), Joanna Bolme (The Jicks, Quasi), Rebecca Cole (Wild Flag), Nate Query (The Decemberists), Jenny Drizos (The Decemberists), Amy Domingues (Garland of Hours) or Dave Depper (Loch Lomond, Blue Giant).

The Float will be released in Europe by La Castanya on July 23, available on LP+MP3 and CD, and will be presented during an extensive tour. Below we offer you two songs that confirm that Rebecca Gates is a unique songwriter and performer.

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Estamos muy contentos de anunciar que Rebecca Gates se incorpora a la familia de La Castanya. Editaremos The Float, su nuevo disco, en Europa y nos encargaremos del booking de sus conciertos en todo el continente.

 Rebecca Gates lleva veinte años en el mundo de la música y el arte y es conocida por liderar The Spinanes durante la década de los noventa, una de las formaciones mas singulares de Sub Pop, donde editaron sus tres discos y giraron junto a grupos como Fugazi y Stereolab. A lo largo de su carrera Gates ha colaborado con músicos como Elliott Smith, Laetitia Sadier o Ted Leo y grupos como The Decemberists o Joan Of Arc.

Desde que Rebecca Gates editara Ruby Series en 2001 han tenido que pasar once años para poder escuchar las nuevas composiciones de pop luminoso con arreglos post rock que encontramos en su segundo largo, The Float (La Castanya / Parcematone/ 12UX, 2012). El disco ha sido grabado a lo largo y ancho de Estados Unidos y cuenta con la colaboración de músicos excepcionales como Doug McCombs (Tortoise), John McEntire (Tortoise, The Sea and Cake), Nate Query (The Decemberists), Joanna Bolme (Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Quasi), Thierry Amar (Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Silver Mt Zion), Rebecca Cole (Wild Flag), Gary Jarman (The Cribs), Joe Adamik (Califone) y Tim Rutili (Califone, Ugly Casanova) entre otros muchos.

En directo Gates se rodea de una formación denominada The Consortium en la que pueden formar parte algunos de sus mejores amigos: Ji Tanzer (Blue Cranes), Joanna Bolme (The Jicks, Quasi), Rebecca Cole (Wild Flag), Nate Query (The Decemberists), Jenny Drizos (The Decemberists), Amy Domingues (Garland of Hours) o Dave Depper (Loch Lomond, Blue Giant).

The Float verá la luz en toda Europa el próximo 23 de julio en formato LP y CD bajo el sello de La Castanya y será presentado con una extensa gira. Aquí os dejamos dos singles de adelanto que confirman que Rebecca Gates es una cantante y compositora única.