Lark - Karl Bielik

Lark has announced the second in a series of re releases via leftfield netlabel Wormhole World.

After remixes by Andrew Weatherall, Erol Alkan and The Bees – Lark returned on 7 July 2014 with a fourth album. ‘Bleeding Songs’ is a blend of heavy basslines, raucous sounds and turbulent lyricism, it paints a volatile picture of the landscape the band inhabits. Fronted by abstract painter Karl Bielik, this London based sextet have had rave reviews from Uncut, Time Out and Stuart Maconie, then backed this with live dates at Bestival, Rough Trade and for Scritti Politti. Romantic, dissonant, feverish and alive, Lark is an unsound sound.

Produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Wayne Adams with Lark at Bearbiteshorse Studios, London 25-27th January 2014.

Bleeding Songs is avilable on cd and digital download here.

The Karl Bielik website is here: karlbielik.com. Lark can be followed on Twitter as @Lark_2006 and Karl is on Facebook.

All words by Paul Scott-Bates. More of Paul’s writing on Louder Than War can be found at his author’s archive. Paul’s website is hiapop Blog and you can follow him on Twitter here, and on Facebook here.

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Born and bred in Lancashire, currently residing in the Rossendale Valley. Father, Husband, Blogger, home-brewer, poet, chicken-keeper, tweeter - @hiapop. Keen to be green. Childhood ambitions to be a pop-star thwarted due to being unable to sing. Instead, began listening to music of every type. Everything deserves one listen, but, not necessarily a second. Only (ex-Community) DJ to ever play Nat ‘King’Cole followed by Nine Inch Nails, and, eat Fish and Chips live on air. Helping to Save Radio Lancashire’s On The Wire from the BBC cuts – Twitter @SaveOnTheWire. Blogs at http://www.hiapop.com

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