Catching Flies - 'Silver Linings Remixed'
Cat #: IS025
1st May 2020
Set for release on 1st May, Catching Flies presents 'Silver Linings Remixed', a remix album featuring versions of tracks from his debut album reimagined by DJ Seinfeld, Andhim, Soundbwoy Killah, Laurence Guy, Ron Basejam, Grandbrothers and more.
Support for 'Silver Linings Remixed' so far from Mixmag, DJ Mag, Crack Magazine, Pete Tong ('Brilliant!'), Gilles Peterson ('A great package of unique remixes'), Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs, KCRW, Bonobo, Caribou, Âme, Solomun, Nightmares On Wax, Maceo Plex, DJ Tennis, Haai, George Fitzgerald, Mall Grab, Auntie Flo, Ashley Beedle, Hernan Cattaneo, Kolsch, Nick Warren, Catz N Dogz, Jazzanova, Mark Farina, LTJ Bukem & more.
Catching Flies interview with Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC6 Music on 17th April about the album. Lauren Laverne played 'Daymarks' and talks about Silver Linings Remixed 24th April on her BBC6 Music Show - on air quote: 'Really lovely collection of tracks… I have to say I've put quite a few of them aside for air, it's not just that one! Check it out if you can.' Pete Tong picks 'Z' (Laurence Guy Remix) as his Essential Track ('Brilliant Remix!') on April 10th. Bandcamp New & Notable picks for the week 30th March. Gilles Peterson plays Ron Basejam Remix for the fourth (!) time on BBC6 Music (Sat 11th April). Electronic Sound Magazine review (10th April) - '…Analogue Dear's floatingly ambient 'Opals' begins an arc that later peaks at Soundbwoy Killah's exceptional full-on junglism on 'Satisfied.' Brilliant stuff…' Spotify playlist additions for 'Silver Linings Remixed' include: UK House Music (700k followers), Electronic Rising (360k followers), Electro Chill (400k followers), 4am Chillout (50k followers), Serotonin (30k followers). Additions of Laurence Guy remix and Ron Basejam remix to Bonobo's 'OUTLIER' Radio Spotify playlist. Caribou included the DJ Seinfeld Remix of 'Silver Linings' in his Spotify Altar playlist takeover. Loyle Carner put 'Yu Part 2' in his Spotify Playlist 'Ijuswannachill' and as a consequence of hearing the tune, CF and Loyle Carner are getting in the studio together.
George King began Catching Flies in late 2012, drawing inspiration from a wide-ranging palette of music including jazz, soul, hip-hop, house and electronica. His debut album 'Silver Linings' was released in July 2019 and was hailed as "a soundtrack to summertime" by The 405 and awarded Album of the Month by Future Music who described it as "a brilliantly eclectic record…a moving journey that will last long in the memory". Clash Magazine praised the LP's "killer beats" and "artfully orchestrated introspection" whilst London In Stereo praised its "exceptional production". Other coverage for the album included The Guardian, Complex, Dazed & Confused and Nowness, with radio support across BBC Radio 1, 6 Music, Worldwide FM and more. Artist support for 'Silver Linings' has come from the likes of Bonobo, Jungle (BBC Radio One Residency), Loyle Carner, George Fitzgerald and Lane 8.