“It’s all too rare that we touch on the endlessly entertaining topic of attempting to summon Satan in a Ransom Note interview. Thankfully, a chat with William Yates is far stranger than you’re typical electronica interview. Under his Memotone alias, the 25 year old Bristol-based producer has prepared Chime Hours, another album of sinister drone and murky electronics. The record draws it’s influence from the rural folk traditions that have long existed in the darkened fields of the English countryside, creating an atmosphere of dread and dangerous possibility. We caught up with Yates to talk about the age old darkness infecting his sound, to learn just what Chime Hours really are, and to hear what happens when you burn a bible…”
My new album is available to buy in shops today. To celebrate CLASH are premiering the OFFICIAL VIDEO for Ritual, made by Charlie Tothill and filmed in Dorset. Watch it HERE: http://clashmusic.com/videos/premiere-memotone-ritual
And to listen to clips of all the album tracks and read a nice write up from Boomkat, CLICK HERE
BIRD EATING SPIDER – From my FORTHCOMING ‘CHIME HOURS’ album on Black Acre. ANIMATED By RUFF MERCY.
I’m honoured to open and close the new cassette compilation by Howling Owl Records with two exclusive, experimental leaning memotone tracks. The tape is only £4.00 so you should definitely grab one while they are still available! Do so HERE- HOWLINGOWLCASSETTEJOY
Thanks to the folks at The Wire Magazine for including a NEW EXCLUSIVE track from my album, ‘Ritual’ in there NTS Radio show. Listen to the show HERE:
My first live album track is feature in this weeks BANDCAMP Weekly radio show. Listen again HERE!
You can stream the first live track on the Black Acre soundcloud HERE:
The series I’ve been doing the soundtrack for has just released a trailer. Only streaming for 24 hours, so give it a watch now if you can!
The great tradition of Italian giallo murder thrillers lives in IL SONNAMBULO, a new web series debuting on Halloween. We’ve got an exclusive look at the very promising trailer past the jump.
Directed by Douglas Rath, scripted by him and Hannah Rath and first teased on Eli Roth’s Crypt TV HalloVine series.
For more information visit the Il Sonnambulo website HERE.