Mica Levi has released their debut solo album, Ruff Dog.
Levi, a British experimental artist raised in Surrey, England, is known for their work scoring films “Under the Skin” (2014), “Jackie” (2016), and Alejandro Landes’ “Monos” (2019). Earlier this year, they scored “Sirens,” a short film created by photographer Nan Goldin.
They’ve put out five full-length albums with their band Good Sad Happy Bad, formerly known as Micachu and the Shapes. The band features CJ Calderwood, a multi-instrumentalist who featured in a recent EDMjunkies podcast. Levi is more commonly known under her stage name Micachu.
Ruff Dog is Levi’s first album under their birth name. It spans 11 songs of gritty, experimental electronics, spanning shoegaze and raucous punk, with Levi’s vocals over the top. Tracks “Wings” and “Pain” come with music videos, which you can watch below.
01. Ruff Dog
02. Kind of Strange
04. One Tear
05. Cold Eyes
06. Flower Bed
07. A plain clothed Jimi Hendrix drives me to Newcastle. For some reason the trip will take 3 days and he is going to do it for £150. He drives really smoothly and only listens to one album which is by someone with Joy in their name
08. Chains Baggy
09. Hi Gene
11. Ride Till We Die
Ruff Dog LP is available now. You can stream the album in its entirety below.