Ibibio Sound Machine

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Date
Wed 5th Jun 2024
Venue
J2 (Standing)
Time
7:00 PM
Price
£ 23.50
Age
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
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Ibibio Sound Machine return to Cambridge on a tour supporting new album Pull The Rope,  due 03 May via Merge.

Pull the Rope, casts the Eno Williams and Max Grunhard-led outfit in a new light.  The hope, joy, and sexiness of their music remains, but, further honing the edge of their acclaimed 2022 album Electricity, the connection they aim to foster has shifted venues, from the sunny buoyancy of a sunlit festival to a sweat-soaked, all-night dance club. The atmosphere has changed, but you’re still having the time of your life.

Williams and Grunhard attribute this shift to a matter of collaborators, recording Pull the Rope with Sheffield-based producer Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, M.I.A.) over the course of two weeks. The way the pair wrote songs changed significantly — rather than Eno penning lyrics to music generated by Max and company’s jamming, Orton started with Eno and Max writing together before adding the band. With less time in the studio and a new way of considering how they built songs, the duo found making decisions about Pull the Rope’s sound quicker and more instinctually than before.

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This show is Standing

Doors open at 7pm

Last entry at 10pm

Curfew at 11pm