Scottish folk musician James Yorkston comes to Johnstone Library this May to celebrate the release of his new album 'The Route to the Harmonium'; produced by Yorkston and David Wrench.
This is James' first solo record since 2014's 'Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society (CRAWS)' and follows the two collaborative albums he made as one third of Yorkston/Thorne/Khan as well as the release of his debut novel Three Craws in 2016.
The album was almost entirely recorded by James himself, in the small Scottish fishing village of Cellardyke, where he lives. Yorkston’s studio is a ramshackle old loft space, originally used to repair fisherman’s nets, and now stuffed full the antique instruments James has collected throughout his life as a musician. Having created hours of recordings, James called up his old collaborator David Wrench - the mixer and producer who has worked with the likes of Caribou, Four Tet, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs and David Byrne - and someone who has worked on James’ albums since 2003 – to help make sense of the sessions.
Suitable for all ages.
Tickets: £10 via seeticket.com
Discounted Tickets: £8 (only available in advance from Johnstone Library. Cash only.)