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Wire magazine: review on Gigspanner’s new Album
“The delicately evocative montage of Tim Marrs’ cover artwork for both releases reflects this fine music perfectly, a tracery of memories and imaginings yet robust enough to accommodate the image of a bottle-opener, that practical seal of folky camaraderie alluded to by the group’s name”.
This is the latest Album from Gigspanner a band formed by Peter Knight ( legendary folk violinist and member of Steeleye Span and former neighbour of mine ) I’ve worked with Peter before on their previous release and was excited to have the chance to work with the band again and catch up over a few warm beers.
I enjoy working on these kind of projects as it often allows you to explore different styles of work and more experimental approaches to compliment the music and the story telling in each of the tracks. I’m lucky that Peter and the fellow band members trusted me and gave me great freedom to create. The end product had to capture an element of the live music experience and sit happily as an object alongside the previous album…. i think that was roughly the starting brief i had. Well worth a listen, beautifully crafted and evocative, a little like the album artwork ; )