Captain Flatcap LP - CD (​+​free poster​!​)

by Captain Flatcap

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    Special Edition Captain Flatcap LP CD, with beautiful artwork by Roo and Isabel Drake. Complete with booklet including sleeve notes, artist bio, thanks and a free A3 size Captain Flatcap Collage Poster.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Captain Flatcap LP - CD (+free poster!) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Order your CD now, and you will receive a downloadable copy of the album imminently.

A long time ago (Saturday 9 February 2013 to be precise) there was once a Valentines Snow Ball, held at a crazy venue called Bristol Townhouse. The gig was great fun - albeit a tad on the quiet side - and upon the bill was an up n coming three-piece band named Captain Flatcap. It was here where chief squirrel Spinforth and blurb master Fat Harry first heard these Flatcap gents doing their awesome squelchy swing, ska, funk, folk, gypsy, vintage remix'y thang, and instinctively considered them promising talent to watch...a nut was sown.

Fast forward nearly 4 years and Captain Flatcap have well and truly blossomed. With several EP releases (courtesy of Rocstar Recordings) under their belts and a plethora of memorable UK festival appearances, the time hath come for them to proudly unleash their self-titled debut LP unto our ears and crates. Not only a first for them, but also for Scour Records - as this LP marks the first full length Artist LP that we've been granted the honour and pleasure to release.

With collaborative tracks featuring legendary rap duos Too Many T's and Great Scott, vocalist Isabel Drake and glitch-hop connoisseur William Breakspear, the debut album truly establishes Captain Flatcap's skills and diversity. There's something for everyone - with the Spanish guitar + ska + DnB party antics of 'Are You Me?', the Russian mandolin electro voyage of 'Sergei's Journey', the trademark Flatcap electro swing sound of 'Coconut Affair', and the down right gorgeous filthy squelchy glitch of 'Awakening' - as you'd expect the album shows off a multitude of instruments, including their distinctive flute and trumpet parts, and features an intriguing blend of genres and tempos.

The group’s unique and barmy sound is best left to your own ears to comprehend – words are simply useless in the matter! Bass-faces at the ready! Time to get your 'Captain Flatcap LP' very on!

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released November 24, 2016

Captain Flatcap

Website: www.captainflatcap.co.uk
SoundCloud: @captainflatcap
Facebook: www.facebook.com/captainflatcap

Twitter: www.twitter.com/captainflatcap
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ChrisRotherham

Bandcamp: www.captainflatcap.bandcamp.com

Scour Records

Website: www.scourrecords.com

SoundCloud: @scourrecords
Facebook: www.facebook.com/scourrecords
Twitter: www.twitter.com/scourrecords

YouTube: www.youtube.com/Scourrecords

Hearthis: www.hearthis.at/scourrecords
Bandcamp: www.scourrecords.bandcamp.com

Artwork by Roo & Isabel Drake: www.isabel-drake.squarespace.com
Mastering by Warp9: @warp9-mixmastering

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Captain Flatcap UK

Captain Flatcap, aka Chris Rotherham is a producer/ musician from southern England who plays both DJ sets and live performances.

Think electro house meets swing and folk, dirty basslines fused with live instrumental melodies.

When performing live, the Captain and his crew accompany quirky synths and heavy beats with guitar, trumpet, flute and mandolin.
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