Belief Vinyl LP (Signed)
“the postpunk autodidact’s postpunk autodidact” – The Wire
Youngs recorded the album in his hometown, Glasgow, as a cycle of chamber songs, a 21 st century update of the solo album – one musician playing all the instruments in a small one-room set up. The album itself began with Youngs collecting his own percussion samples: from handclaps, a battered old cymbal, an extractor fan vent, FM radio interference, cassette hiss and a kick from “a disastrously ‘80s sounding drum machine”. These were then used to programme beats, played back at randomly determined tempos in durations mapped to randomly chosen major label songs.
The original plan was to send Belief&n...