CD released: Jan 01, 2014
Micko Westmoreland has been making records since April 1996. He has clocked up three NME singles of the week, a Peel session with Si Begg, a deal with Interscope Records under the moniker of 'The Bowling Green,' and a starring role in Todd Haynes reappraised cult glam rock movie, 'Velvet Goldmine.' He has also scored two feature films, the latest of which, 'Quinceanera/ Echo Park LA,' won the Grand Jury prize for best drama and the Audience Award at Sundance 2006.'Wax & Wayne' signals a new departure for Micko - away from his electronic dance-based past. It features performances from Ed Harcourt, Leo Abrahams (Brian Eno, Grace Jones, Paul Simon, Bryan Ferry), Luke Bullen (Joe Strummer), Arnulf Lindler (KT Tunstell) and Sartorial label boss Terry Edwards. Inspired by a quote from Carl Jung, Wax & Wayne is a highly textured and personal selection of songs with influences from Beck, Bowie, Nick Drake, Mark Hollis, and even Morrissey.