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WARRINGTON RUNCORN NEWTOWN DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Gordon Chapman-Fox works under the name Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan (WRNTDP) and produces wonderful propulsive, cinematic electronica which has a musical, conceptual and aesthetic setting in the mid 1970s to early 1980s and has made a great impact since his debut in 2020.
Gordon has released four albums to date on independent label Castles in Space. His latest record, The Nation’s Most Central Location has proved his most successful, charting at number 6 in the independent album chart and achieving much radio play and many requests for sync placements.
His latest album The Nation’s Most Central Location was pressed in the largest edition ever issued by Castles in Space, and yet still sold out in a matter of days. Genuine public demand necessitated a repress of a further 2,000 copies, which had to be ordered immediately following the album’s release.
Since performing at End Of The Road in 2022, Gordon has begun a definite move towards the mainstream consciousness, with his appearance there being noted in the Financial Times’ review of the festival. His work is regularly played on the BBC and he was asked to contribute to Stuart Maconie’s Freak Zone special of hauntology last year. He was included in Shindig Magazine’s “ones to watch in 2023” feature, where they said “The richness of his visionary music is becoming progressively more enticing. A must for 2023”. The campaign for this new album has seen major features in Electronic Sound magazine and The Quietus. The album was also given 8/10 in a review/interview piece in Uncut.
‘The Nation’s Most Central Location, is Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan’s most fully realised work to date. With music that ranges from the lachrymose to the frightening with a semblance of hope sandwiched in between, the album explores the relationship between England’s North and South to reflect on 40 years of broken ‘levelling up’ promises.’ The Quietus.
‘An album of delightfully melancholic nostalgia for thwarted suburban dreams.’ Electronic Sound
‘Not many people can make an ode to concrete sound so affecting’ Drift Records
THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE KOMEDIA STUDIO BAR
AGES 14+ (UNDER 16s MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT)