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Andrew Weatherall: hear The Confidence Man from his first album since 2009

The musical all-rounder’s new album, Convenanza, will be released in February 2016. Before then, here’s his first track from the album

Andrew Weatherall, one of the UK’s foremost musical innovators, will return next year with his first proper solo album since 2009, Convenanza. The musician, who began his musical exploits on the decks at Danny Rampling’s Shoom club, went on to shape the sound of the leftfield with remixes and production work for the likes of Happy Mondays, New Order, My Bloody Valentine and Primal Scream and released tracks with his Warp outfit, Sabres of Paradise, has also spent the past few years curating festivals (including the now annual Convenanza festival in Carcassonne) and creating artwork and photography, while inadvertently inspiring a generation of hipsters with his tattoo-adorned, rockabilly aesthetic.

The album, co-written by the Sabrettes’ Nina Walsh, is out on 26 February 2016 via Rotters Golf Club, but below is a taste of what’s to come: The Confidence Man, a track built around a moody, propelling bassline, loosened beats and voodoo-like lyrics. Take a listen and let us know what you think in the comments below.

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