Our friends at Caught by the River have announced the next release on their Rivertones imprint – a brand new improvised guitar piece from Jack Cooper of Modern Nature split across 2 sides of a 7″.
Originally commissioned as a soundtrack for the Caught by the River Aerial Festival programme, ‘Rydalwater’ recalls Cooper’s childhood visits to Windermere.
“What I wouldn’t give to be in the back of my dad’s car, tearing up the M6 at six o’clock in the morning for a day out in the Lakes. The thought of racing raindrops across the back windows of the car with my sister while my Dad complains about caravans or tractors; my Mum singing along to Madonna on the car stereo is almost too much to even think about. The Little Chef at Staveley is long gone, but there’s some comfort in imagining our Rydal Water; its banks and contours slightly more eroded, the pebbles we stood on still there, under the water.”
Rydalwater is available via Bandcamp and select independent record shops around the UK, including: