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Across The Arts reviews Drinks at the CCA
Across The Arts

“ve, it becomes a ferocious, snarling beast—a perfect fusion of beauty and noise. Backed by a fantastic, propulsive rhythm section, swelling them to a quartet, Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley’s songs take on new, unexpected forms…”

Gigwise reviews Drinks live at Festival NO.6

“Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley’s collaboration Drinks were one of the last acts to play at the stunning Estuary Stage. Le Bon’s beautiful vocals soared over musical arrangements more sprawling than more of her solo canon but certainly none the worse for it…”

Far Out Magazine Interviews Drinks
Far Out Magazine

“On paper the combination of San Francisco punk turned psych-king Presley and Welsh oddball popster Le Bon sounds infinitely intriguing, but today the proof is in the pudding as the album is now available for you to earn, via Heavenly Recordings….”

Drowned In Sound reviews Drinks ‘Hermits On Holiday’
Drowned in Sound

“Despite the difference between le Bon’s and Presley’s median outputs, they produce a fresh and rich stylistic centre on Hermits on Holiday. The record is far more avant-garde than any of le Bon’s solo material, and calls on the most antisocial aspects of Presley’s…”

Music OMH reviews Drinks ‘Hermits On Holiday’
Music OMH

“Right from the outset it’s obvious that DRINKS aren’t merely picking at the best bits of the contributors’ previous work: the Californian psych-folk tinge to opener Laying Down Rock is pulled in an altogether different direction by the minimalist feel and repeating hook…”

Mystic Sons reviews Drinks ‘Hermits On Holiday’
Mystic Sons

“But now the Welsh frontwoman has teamed up with Tim Presley, better known as White Fence, to deliver their first studio album under the name DRINKS, and although they claim this is not a collaboration but a solo project with “one mouth, one set of lungs, one mind and four legs”, it certainly brings out the best of both of them…”

The 405 shares DRINKS’ video for “hermits on holiday”
The 405

Musical entity Tim Presley (White Fence) has teamed up with Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon recently decided to team up to carve out a collaborative effort in the form of Drinks. Their first single, and the name of their August-scheduled album, ‘Hermits On Holiday‘, has now received a visual treatment.

Exclaim announces Tim Presley and Cate Le Bon collaboration as Drinks

San Francisco’s Tim Presley and Welsh-born Cate Le Bon both have fruitful careers in their own right; the former has released a string of albums as White Fence, and the latter is a respected solo songwriter. Now, they’ve teamed up for a collaborative project called Drinks, with an album coming out this summer.

NPR premiers the title track from the forthcoming Drinks LP

Cate Le Bon wrote some of my favorite words of 2013 on her album Mug Museum. White Fence is the swirly psych-like music of Tim Presley. Cate and Tim are friends — Cate played guitar on a tour with White Fence — and so now there’s this: DRINKS. DRINKS has an album coming August 21 and this is the title track, called “Hermits on Holiday.”