Little Storping In The Swuff – Baroque Anxieties LP/CD


Artist – Little Storping In The Swuff

Release – Baroque Anxieties

Label – Spinout Nuggets

Cat No. – SN120

Release date – 29th March 2024

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Artist – Little Storping In The Swuff

Release – Baroque Anxieties LP/CD

Side A
1. Oh God, What Now? (4:10)
2. Prickly David (3:32)
3. Optics Wise (2:06)
4. A Little Bit Bored (2:44)
5. Take Me More Seriously (5:12)
Side B
1. French Exit (3:40)
2. Ballade de Maladie (2:54)
3. Pea Soup (3:28)
4. Chokeslammed (3:35)
5. Sunday Evening At Your Nan’s (2:53)
6. Under The Night Sky (3:10)

Label – Spinout Nuggets

Cat No. – SN120

Release date – 29th March 2024

Named after a fictional town from an episode of the cult 60s British TV spy series The Avengers, Little Storping In The Swuff was unveiled in 2023 as the new musical vehicle for Rochester based songwriter David Goggin. Baroque Anxieties is the debut album.

Prior to Little Storping In The Swuff, David Goggin was the creative force behind Medway pysch-pop outfit Brigadier Ambrose, once described by Huw Stephens as ‘the greatest thing to ever come out of Chatham’. Brigadier Ambrose released a series of 60s psych influenced singles and an album in the late 00s to widespread Radio One, Radio Two and BBC 6 Music airplay, and performed at various festivals like Latitude and with BBC Introducing during that period.

Goggin also went on to form the short-lived cinematic London band Vlks, described in The Guardian’s band of the day column as “promisingly miserabilist elegiac melodrama’.

Little Storping In The Swuff is the strange English town where Goggin’s previous artistic outputs appear to meet.

‘Baroque Anxieties’ is eleven psych-chamber pop songs about life’s most stupidly incredible mundanities. It was recorded and co-produced with Jim Riley at Ranscombe Studios in Kent, Goggin performing most of the instruments himself with a supporting cast of friends on backing vocals, violin, cello and trumpet duties.

The songs take in Syd Barrett-esque grumbles about show-offs (‘A Little Bit Bored’) and barbecues (‘Prickly David’), 60s spy music meets horror film strings soundtracking Goggin’s fear of performing (‘Oh God What Now’), his fear of leaving parties (‘French Exit’), and his fear of stomach bugs (‘Ballade De Maladie’), and a closing showtune about growing old (‘Under The Night Sky’).

Limited to 300 copies, this will be available via the label, the group and all very good record outlets.

Line Up:
David Goggin – Vocals, Piano, Guitars, Bass Guitar, Drums.
Matt Boorman – Backing Vocals, Additional Keyboards.
Ben Hogwood – Cello.
George Bacon – Violin.
Tom Morley – Trumpet.

Recorded at Ranscombe Studios, Rochester, Kent.
Produced by David Goggin & Jim Riley.
Engineered and mastered by Jim Riley.
Published by Spinout Music.


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