A unique Christmas release harking back to the storybook-records of childhood, Tinselsnakes’ is a 7” snow-white vinyl record, complete with glow-in-the-dark custom-made record adapter and full colour illustrated picture book.
Narrated by US rapper and spoken word poet B.Dolan (Strange Famous Records/Speech Development) over music written and produced by Buddy Peace (WarrenPeace/ Strange Famous/Speech Development), it’s a dark little story told in three voices, written by Ed Garland and illustrated by UK illustrator Inkymole.
3 perspectives, 1 story; 3 ways to experience it.
Inkymole brings hand-drawn, inky-cold scenes of strangeness and snow to Ed Garland’s ultimately joyful story of spontaneity and irresponsibility by adults who should know better.
“We didn’t know the snow would be so abundant…”
Taking cues from inspirations that include Edward Gorey, Jan Pienkowski, Dr Seuss, Tim Burton and the ‘Music for Pleasure’ 7”s of her childhood, Inkymole brings hand-drawn, inky- cold scenes of strangeness and snow to Ed Garland’s ultimately joyful story of spontaneity and irresponsibility by adults who should know better: cold, murk, sludge, snow, tinsel eyebrows, flying bowling balls, twinkling, ulterior motives, dark pasts, suspicious townspeople and freezing hands...
a. Tinselsnakes Read by B.Dolan, produced by Buddy Peace