Hand Cranked by Bibio on Warp Records

Bibio - Hand Cranked


  • £20.99

Reissue of one of Bibio’s earliest works, 2006's Hand Cranked, his second release, which saw him delve further into the sounds he crafted on his debut, Fi, with a focus on saturated guitars, found sound and field recordings and an affinity for the pastoral inspiration of his Northern England surroundings.

Hand Cranked stepped it up a level though, bringing in Bibio’s unique take on folk and blending it with electronic loops; a sound that he would continue to help refine throughout his career.

This fourteen track collection saw Bibio bring an increased confidence to his music, highlighting his virtuosic guitar playing and shedding light on his more whimsical pop inclinations that he’s explored on releases since then.

Available on vinyl for the first time since its original release, ‘Hand Cranked’ makes for a perfect lazy Sunday listening, a nostalgic drive through the country or simply a peak into an artist beginning to discover the full breadth of his talent.


  1. The Cranking House
  2. Cherry Go Round
  3. Quantock
  4. Black Country Blue
  5. Marram
  6. Aberriw
  7. Zoopraxiphone
  8. Dyfi
  9. Ffwrnais
  10. Woodington
  11. Above The Rooftops
  12. Snowbow
  13. Maroon Lagoon
  14. Overgrown


Includes download coupon; full colour printed inner sleeve




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