If you need something to warm up your Monday morning (it’s chilly in the UK this morning, international weather fans), look no further. Mixmaster Morris, stalwart of the UK electronic music scene, has released a mix of Robert Wyatt tracks in celebration of the great communist’s 70th birthday. It really is a lovely treat, and includes a never-before-heard Wyatt recording that manages to encapsulate Wyatt’s unique joinery through the British music scene.
“I’ve grown up with the music of Robert Wyatt in my life for the last 40 years, so as it’s now his 70th Birthday I’d like to pay tribute with a little mix. Some of his most famous tracks are on here ( including both his top 30 hits), but also some ultra obscure ones and even a little unreleased gem (which I know for sure has never been heard!). If you enjoyed this, all of his albums are now reissued by Domino records so you should go and buy some (start with Rock Bottom!). There’s also a new biography out too ….”