Cate Le Bon – ‘CYRK II’

This record isn’t so much the sequel its title suggests as 26 minutes of the bits left off ‘CYRK’, Cate Le Bon’s second album. Maybe you think this is hubristic, considering it was only released four months ago, and its Cardiff-based creator is not exactly a household name. Well, shush. ‘CYRK’ is a slowburner candidate for psych/folk album of...

Cate Le Bon – ‘What is Worse’

Smoke-voiced psychonaut Cate is about to release ‘CYRK II’, an EP of tracks that didn’t make her recent album. A peek at the velvety rich offcuts therein here, as a bare, grungy slow strum picks up pace to become something equal parts sweet and wrong. Emily Mackay

Cate Le Bon announces the release of ‘CYRK II’

The new release features songs from the 'CYRK' sessions

Cate Le Bon – ‘CYRK’

If you thought that Cate Le Bon might pay much heed to the notion of a career arc, then you might think she erred in 2008, introducing herself to the wider world by appearing on Gruff Rhys’ chrome-shiny and faithfully ’80s-ish Neon Neon album ‘Stainless Style’. After all, the bucolic whirring folk and rusty psychedelic garage the Cardiff resident...

Cate Le Bon to release new album ‘CYRK’ in April

Singer songwriter will release her second record via Gruff Rhys' 'Ovni' label

Cate Le Bon – ‘Puts Me To Work’

Out favourite South Wales siren is back soon with second album ‘CYRK’, and it’s easily the poppiest thing she’s ever done. Borrowing the jaunty jangle that Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci used to call their own, it’s an infinitely more fun ditty than a singer once branded “the Welsh Laura Marling” should really be making. Jamie Fullerton Cate Le Bon...

Wood festival announces timings and band schedule

Oxfordshire festival features Cate Le Bon, Tunng and The Candyskins

Cate Le Bon and Lawrence Arabia for Green Man tour

Duo set for March gig run

Album review: Cate Le Bon – ‘Oh Me Oh My’

Don’t let those vintage dresses and heavy false eyelashes fool you. Cate Le Bon is one strange creature. Her odd, beautiful songs burrow like furtive woodland creatures to a safe nest lodged firmly between tradition and individual talent. She might stand clearly in a lineage of Welsh pysch-folk from ’70s acts such as Meic Stevens, Heather Jones and Brân...

Cate Le Bon announces free London show

Free show to celebrate the release of her debut album 'My Oh My'