RIIB – CONVEYOR BELT
Released 14th July 2017 – CPWM
Leeds singles club Come Play With Me have announced their next split single, to be released on the 14th of July. Continuing their tradition of highlighting the exceptional and diverse talent in the Leeds City Region, this next single will feature Leeds bands Furr & RIIB. These two fast risings acts find themselves joining the CPWM roster alongside the likes of Cinerama (The Wedding Present), Harkin (Sleater Kinney, Sky Larkin), Team Picture, Her Name Is Calla, Fizzy Blood, Deadwall, OFFICERS, ZoZo, Laminate Pet Animal, Esper Scout, Ceiling Demons & Maggie8.
Leading the next CPWM single is indie-math-pop-rock band RIIB. Initially the work of musician James Mainwaring of the mercury prize nominees Roller Trio, their new single ‘Conveyor Belt’ explores the punkier side of the band that Mainwaring built around himself for the project.
Starting life when James was still performing as a singer songwriter, ‘Conveyor Belt’ soon became a full band piece when the rest of the band made their mark on it. Although it’s one of the more upbeat and playful of their live set, the lyrics counterpoint by addressing the harrowing state of the American farm industry and those trapped within it.
Joining RIIB on the next CPWM single is Leeds four-piece Furr. Peddlers of no-nonsense pop melodies and huge riffs in the vein of QOTSA, Furr have enjoyed support from the likes of John Kennedy, Classic Rock Magazine & Upset magazine with their previous single releases. All living, writing, rehearsing and recording under the same roof, the group of musicians enjoy a kind of musical closeness and intuitive decision making most bands would kill for.
Furr’s Sam Jackson explains their contribution to the Come Play With Me single – “Another Fable is the frankenstein of all these different musical influences that make up what Furr it is about. If someone said ‘what do Furr sound like?’ this would be the song to play them. Loud in your face guitars and popish vocal melodies. There might be a guitar solo! It’s the first time we’ve been critical of things going on around us and what’s been pissing us off recently. It’s about how obsessed with people we are about people we’ve never met and all this pop culture we have shoved in our face constantly….”
CPWM is inviting submissions from artists in the Leeds City Region that think they’re at the right stage of their career to benefit from a release with the singles club to submit a track and tell us what they’re about – see the Submissions page on www.cpwm.co.
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