Electronic acoustic artist, James Yuill, who made waves with his 2008 debut Turning Down Water For Air, was touted as the Nick Drake of the 21st century. Mainly, the buzz was around his ability to communicate heartfelt songs via a combo of acoustic guitars and his laptop, creating the perfect balance of natural and synthesised.
On his sophomore, James maintains the acoustics of the previous album while advancing the digital assault. The result is melancholic, glitchy dance electronica sitting right next to stirring acoustic guitar instrumentals, and feeling at home in your soul and body.
LISTEN TO: ‘Crying For Hollywood’
IF YOU LIKE THIS YOU’LL DIG: Dan Deacon, Jeremy Warmsley, Nick Drake
Weather it out at www.myspace.com/jamesyuill.
James Yuill – Crying For Hollywood @ Nation Of Shopkeepers, Leed: