The video for “Do Matter” was written, directed, produced, shot and animated by Christopher Arcella, who explains the ideas and techniques behind the film….Read More
Plaid [note 1] is a London-based British electronic music duo comprising Andy Turner and Ed Handley whose sound is characterized by many reviewers as post-techno. They are former members of The Black Dog and used many other names, such as Atypic (Andrew Turner) and Balil (Ed Handley), before settling on Plaid. They have collaborated with female singers Mara Carlyle, Nicolette and Björk, and have released records on the labels Clear, Peacefrog, Black Dog Productions, and Warp Records (along with Trent Reznor’s label Nothing Records).
Aside from their own material, Plaid have done extensive remix work for many other artists, including Red Snapper, Björk, Goldfrapp, and The Irresistible Force. Parts in the Post (2003) contains just a handful of Plaid’s remix work to date.
Following 2014’s Reachy Prints, UK duo Plaid have announced the forthcoming release of their new album The Digging Remedy, out on June 10th. Listen…Read More
On September 2014 Warp travels to Poland to celebrate its 25th anniversary in the heart of Krakow, teaming with the lauded avant-garde Sacrum Profanum collective and their annual series of events. To begin a week of indelible music,Read More
With the release of their latest album Reachy Prints, Plaid shared a video for the track “Wallet.” The album was released via Warp Records on May 19th,Read More
Warp Records has announced the release of Plaid’s tenth album, Reachy Prints. You can stream their new single for “Hawkmoth” above. After 25 years together as Plaid, Andy Turner and Ed Handley are still true innovators within their field,Read More
Interview with Andy Turner of Plaid by Charles Brownstein CB: So you guys have been working together for 20 years now, I guess you’re…Read More
An attribute to any album is when the record invokes a cinematic appeal, akin to the soundtrack of a long lost motion picture. This can be said of the latest output by London based electronic duo Plaid. Their new LP, entitled ‘Scintilli’, carries the overwhelming thread of a cyber thriller, the kind of sonic assault that marries the future-retro appeal of Blade Runner and Tron.Read More