based in Portland, Oregon. In the early 2000s she recorded three albums
before drawing the attention of Mark Kozelek (Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon),
who decided to release her fourth album – “The Absent and the Distant” –
on his label (Repp was the first artist apart from Kozelek’s projects
to appear on Caldo Verde).
Over the following five years, they recorded an EP and two albums (both
released on City Slang) and toured extensively throughout the US and
Europe, to great public and critical acclaim. Then in autumn 2012, Tu
Fawning played their last show in London. The band had run its course,
and all four members felt it was time to live something different.
equipment into a closet, where it remained for a whole year. Then in
January 2014, she started playing and writing again; writing in-between
working at a restaurant and a plant nursery, writing while house-sitting
a mansion for 6 weeks, writing at a friend’s cabin in the woods,
writing in her room at 2 in the morning. Writing because she simply had
It’s the culmination of these (joyous and sad) moments and (magnificent and mundane) places that brings us “The Pattern of Electricity”, Corrina Repp’s first solo album in almost ten years.