Floating Points has been announced as the latest artist set to curate a Late Night Tales compilation.
The new release, out on 29th March, is described as “17 personal tracks of global soul, ambient, jazz and folk treasures”. It features a handful of exclusive tracks, and is closed by a recital of Emily Brontë’s poem ‘Ah! Why, Because The Dazzling Sun’, read by Lauren Laverne.
“I’ve learnt about a lot of incredible music from listening to the Late Night Tales compilations over the years,” Floating Points (aka Sam Shepherd) says of the new release, “so I jumped at the opportunity to compile one myself. The music is a selection of the kind of records I play to set the tone when DJing all night long.”
View the tracklisting and watch an album trailer below.1. Sarah Davachi – Untitled, live in Portland (Excerpt) (Exclusive track) 2. Carlos Walker - Via Láctea 3. The Rationals – Glowin’ 4. William S. Fischer – Chains 5. Max Roach - Equipoise 6. Abu Talib (Bobby Wright) - Blood Of An American 7. Sweet & Innocent - Express Your Love 8. Robert Vanderbilt & The Foundation of Souls - A Message Especially From God 9. The Defaulters - Gentle Man 10. Alain Bellaïche – Sun Blues 11. Alain Bellaïche – Sea Fluorescent 12. Kara-Lis Coverdale – Moments In Love (Excerpt) 13. Azimuth – The Tunnel 14. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Milk (Excerpt) 15. Toshimaru Nakamura – Nimb#59 (Exclusive track) 16. Floating Points – The Sweet Time Suite, Part I - Opening (Exclusive Kenny Wheeler cover version) 17. Lauren Laverne - Ah! Why, Because The Dazzling Sun (Exclusive spoken word piece)
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