Image Credit: Belinda Merrie and Daniel Blackball Alexander
Anthonie Tonnon has announced his new album Leave Love Out Of This, slated for release July 16th on our fair shores via Nadia Reid's label Slow Time Records. This is the fresh new video for the first new single, Entertainment:
Video Produced by Sports Team.
Tonnon worked closely with longtime collaborator, The Beths guitarist and producer Jonathan Pearce, to produce Leave Love Out Of This. Pearce commented that this album is "our idea of what it sounds like when digital meets the fleshy. We have blunt fingers and thumbs, and we have to create handles and knobs and sliders for ourselves." This is somewhat of an evolution from the recording process for this album's predecessor, Successor, which was powered on 1970s technology. Entertainment features textures that blur the lines between organic and synthesized sound.
This is also Slow Time Records' first release which isn't by Nadia Reid herself. Reid says: "I'd always dreamed of starting a label in New Zealand. I'd worked hard as a DIY musician for years and enjoyed the ins and outs of running my music career with a business lens. I see Slow Time Records eventually becoming a stable of like-minded artists - artists I have a connection with, admire, and who also have a tie to Ōtepoti Dunedin, my current home and the place I grew up."
Slow Time Records will be releasing Leave Love Out Of This in New Zealand and Europe, with Misra Records releasing it in North America and Flippin Yeah Records doing so in Australia. Out July 16th; the album is available to pre-order now via anthonietonnon.com or slowtimerecords.com.