the wave

the wave

Freschard - Monsters

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Fresh from the success of her latest album (Boom Biddy Boom, out now on wiaiwya) Freschard releases her first picture disc! http://wiaiwya.bandcamp.com/album/monsters Recorded in an afternoon at Soup Studios with the Wave Pictures, it features a re-recording of one of the album's many highlights -- And The Rain She is touring the UK with the Wave Pictures in March (details over) Freschard grew up in a farm in French Burgundy. She started organizing shows in the barn when she was about 12 years old. Aged 18 she moved to the big city, Paris, where she baked pies and cakes in a cafe. There, a local musician and regular customer called Andre Herman Dune wrote a few songs for her to sing. She called her first E.P. "Neon Orange". Homeless in Paris, she saved up just enough money to get herself a ticket to New York. There she found an old electric guitar and started writing her own songs. She recorded her second e.p., "Shower Gel", with Mike Gomez on lapsteel guitar. In 2004 she moved to Berlin, where she recorded her first LP, "Alien Duck". Her second album, "Click Click", recorded in 2006, features a drummer (Leo Bear Creek), and electric guitar by Stanley Brinks. On her third album, "Moonstone", she plays the drums herself. On her fourth "Shh..." she also plays the flute. Now in its third year, wiaiwya-7777777 is a seven inch singles club, a very ambitious seven inch singles club - It is a celebration of the format and all things seven...