FYI Chris - Earth Scum [2 x LP]


Regular price £22.49 (£26.99 Inc VAT)

Release Date: 5th March 2021

Traversing post-punk, jazz, techno, weirdohouse and beyond with a psychedelic spin, across twelve tracks Earth Scum promises insight into themultiverse of FYI Chris. The duo pay homage to their strong sense of community and life as they know it in South London and the North of England, nodding to friends and family along the way. Sonically, the pai rshowcase their varied palettes and musicality with a darker and more rugged multi-instrumental approach,while shining a light on their gallows sense of humour. Hailing from the North, FYI Chris (Chris Watson and Chris Coupe) met in South London, fast becoming key players in that tight-knit local community as well as the global dance music scene. Regulars at Peckham’s Rye Wax and often at the helm of the Rye Wax radio show; pre-pandemic, the duo could also be found playing gigs in esteemed underground venues across the globe. With their breakthrough release No Hurry / Juliette on esteemed local label Church in 2015, FYI Chris have since released on revered platforms including Rhythm Section, Toy Tonics, Banoffee Pies, remix work for Ninja Tune. The pair also co-run ‘West Friends’, a platform showcasing their own groove-centred repertoire and genre-defying creations by pals. With a friends-and-family ethos and self-effacing humour combined with their raw talent and incredible musicality, FYI Chris are a force to be reckoned with.

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A1. Pizza Dust
A2. Secret Soup
A3. On Tik (feat Pinty & Simeon Jones)
B1. The Vault
B2. Tempora
B3. Morley's Preference (feat Simeon Jones)
B4. Outie (feat DJ Morris)
C1. Black Dragon Loop
C2. Green Paraquet
C3. Four Teslas
D1. No Sun
D2. Scum of the Earth (feat Thick Richard)