After releasing his third studio album The New Monday last year via Ghostly International, Detroit-based artist Shigeto has just announced a European tour with UK shows in London & Leeds this April.
While always having a personal approach to his projects, Zachary Saginaw’s influences for his third album, The New Monday, are more about the community of Detroit than anything else. Named after a weekly DJ event called Monday is the New Monday that Saginaw does at the unassuming Motor City Wine with a group of friends, The New Monday is the result of Saginaw diving into the city’s deep record culture, where the legacy of artists of the past help Saginaw embrace his own contributions.
While The New Monday still features the jazz textures long associated with Shigeto projects, the varied elements that make up the album cohesively come together to show the distinct inspiration that Saginaw has drew from since his return home to Detroit. As much as it’s hip-hop influenced, it’s a mutant that encompasses elements of dance music, jazz, and ambient sounds.
Stream the lead single from his recent album, ‘Detroit Part II‘, below –
April tour dates:
4 Rennes, FR, dooinIt festival
5 Paris, FR, Badaboum
6 Istanbul, TR, « Sónar Istanbul »
7 London, UK Rich Mix
9 Leeds, UK, Brudenell Social Club
11 Milano, IT, Circolo Magnolia
12 Basel, CH, Kaserne
13 Berlin, DE, Gretchen
14 Roma, IT, Spring Attitude Waves
15 Molfetta, IT, Eremo Club
Tickets are available to order HERE
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