Field Music share new track from RSD only album 'Music for Drifters'
Field Music are set to release a brand new instrumental album 'Music for Drifters' for this year's Record Store Day, 18th April.
Check out the track “Casting Out Parts 2 and 3” below, kindly premiered via The Quietus
In 2013, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival commissioned Field Music, to compose a new cinematic score to accompany the seminal silent documentary, Drifters, by John Grierson, the pioneering Scottish filmmaker known for coining the term ‘documentary.’ The film follows the working day of a herring fishing fleet as they set sail from the Shetland Islands to battle the elements of the North Sea fishing grounds.
Now, having spent Autumn of last year revisiting the score in their Wearside studio, Field Music will release Music for Drifters as part of this year’s Record Store Day. Pressed on silver colour LP, Music for Drifters is the first completely instrumental recording made by Field Music, will be available exclusively via local record stores on Record Store Day, 18th April with a full release to scheduled for August.
Audiences across the UK will have the opportunity to experience Drifters with live accompaniment by Field Music at cinemas in Newcastle, Glasgow, Swansea, Belfast and Dublin from 24 April – 27 June. The tour brings reunites the original Field music line-up of Peter, David and keyboardist Andrew Moore.
Saturday 24 April 2015 - Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
Saturday 9 May 2015 - Queens Film Theatre, Belfast
Sunday 10 May 2015 - Irish Film Institute, Dublin
Sunday 31 May 2015 - Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow
Saturday 27 June 2015 - Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea