Summer Railcard Special

by The Skipping Forecast

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  • Limited Edition Counterfeit Railcards

    3 track download originally only available at The Skipping Forecast's run of summer gigs with Cantaloupe, Sauna Youth, Elk, Critical Heights and Tramlines Festivals.

    Comes in the form of a counterfeit National Two-Together Railcard and includes a download code to obtain the tracks. Painstakingly doctored and printed by the band themselves, these cheeky little wallets are limited to 25 copies.

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The Skipping Forecast are an experimental pop duo who blend guitar, vocals, and percussive electronics into harmonised dreamlike songscapes.

Formed in Sheffield, within The Audacious Art Experiment collective, Sophia Pettit (Vocals/Guitar) and Luke Twyman (Percussion, Tones, Vocals) first began writing acoustic songs together as a side project to main bands at the time. After a summer of unplugged shows around the USA, the pair continued working on new material in Sheffield as well as their remote mountain dwelling in Italy. They soon found themselves instinctively delving into darker and more atmospheric domains, utilising Twyman's range of improvised analogue instruments (dictaphones, walkie talkies, synths, pedals) and Pettit's shimmering guitar and voice. The pair seek a harmonious friction by rubbing hazy dreampop overtones against woozy drones and l evitating, dynamic vocals, all providing a haunting soundtrack to their gritty picturebook storytelling.

These songs are a collection of recordings, made over the last year of the band's travels in 2014/15.


released June 25, 2015

The Skipping Forecast are:

Sophia Pettit - Guitar / Vocals
Luke Twyman - Percussion / Tones / Vocals

Sinking Teeth - Recorded by TSF @ Prunecchio Studios, Italy / Mixed by Ben Hunter.

Jaqueline - Recorded and mixed @ Queens Ark Studios, Manchester.

I Am Waiting For My Love - Recorded and mixed @ Loose Hair, Sheffield.


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The Audacious Art Experiment is more than a record label. We’re a community mindset that yearns for something more than nine to five, consumer lead culture and aim to take back our chosen social freedoms, artistic expressions and community spirit from the companies trying to sell them to us. Music is our voice and the records we make are the product of our beliefs, dreams and desires. ... more

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