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Posts Tagged ‘Instinctive Racoon’

Interview: Washington Irving introduce new album Palomides: Volumes I & II

This Scottish band combines elements of folk with walls of noise to create a brand new sound that is all their own. I set out to learn more about the intriguing five some.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Palomides by Rebecca May Higgins

Palomides by Rebecca May Higgins.

Why does the new album, Palomides, come in two volumes?
Before releasing Palomides, we'd primarily focused on touring for a while, so when we came to it, we thought it would be better to put it out in two parts over the course of the year. It has allowed us to tour a bit more frequently (which we love doing) and meant we'd always have something new to show our fans. We wanted to do something different from the norm, as it's our first full record. It gave us the opportunity to put the songs in a certain context, which they may not have had if it was just an LP. 

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What prompted your decision to 'revolutionise folk music' when you were all back in high school?
Joe and I may have had lofty ambitions when we said that, (back when we were in High School) but it did ultimately give everyone a direction for when read more

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