So far, Chad Valley has released four albums— 2010’s self-titled debut EP which was a bedroom exploration in swirling synths and sunburnt melodies. 2011’s…Read More
Chad Valley – the alias of Hugo Manuel – is part of the same Oxford collective Jonquil, Blessing Force, that Fixers belong to, and there is a similar feeling of 60s music being given a shimmery modern electronic makeover. But maybe because there’s just one of him he is able to give the project greater focus; there is no dilution, or sense of boxes being ticked, with Chad Valley – it’s just one idea, gloriously stretched out over four tracks on his sublime self-titled debut EP; one long wave of luxuriant sound after another.
Visually articulated by one of the most accomplished young fashion & music video directors in the game, Lauren Sieczkowski (Vampire Weekend, El-P, TV On…Read More
Chad Valley, aka Hugo Manuel (of Oxford, UK’s Jonquil) has announced a fall tour with Cascine labelmates Keep Shelly In Athens. In anticipation of his upcoming tour, Manuel debuted free download ‘Real Time’ today,Read More
“From the moment I heard demos, I knew this was a special batch of songs, nestled in the sweet spot between wistfulness and joy,”…Read More