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Praise for 'The Red Book'

  • "An endlessly repeatable mood music masterpiece" Q Magazine
  • "Culturally omnivorous instrumentals of considerable elegance and ingenuity" Mojo
  • "A thing of rare beauty... insanely melodic instrumental treats" The Sun
  • "The Penguins are back on top form" Daily Telegraph
  • "Warm, witty, charming, creative" Sunday Times
  • "Appealingly chaotic, shanty-town minimalism" The Guardian
  • "Arthur’s dad would be proud" The Independent
  • "Chamber pop classics" Time Out
  • "Cinematic bliss" Songlines
  • "Beautifully coalescing textures" Music OMH
  • Princeton reimagines Cole Porter’s immigration-focused ballet ‘for everyone’ (Video)

    Princeton reimagines Cole Porter’s immigration-focused ballet ‘for everyone’ (Video)

    Jun, 2017

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  • Live for NPR TINY DESK (Video)

    Live for NPR TINY DESK (Video)

    Jun, 2017

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  • Written In Music ★★★★☆Review of The Imperfect Sea

    Written In Music ★★★★☆Review of The Imperfect Sea

    Jun, 2017

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  • Les InRocks ‘The Imperfect Sea’ review

    Les InRocks ‘The Imperfect Sea’ review

    Jun, 2017

  • NPR (RADIO) Penguins Princeton ‘Within The Quota’ article

    NPR (RADIO) Penguins Princeton ‘Within The Quota’ article

    May, 2017

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  • Music OMH Penguin Cafe Live at Omeara ★★★★☆

    Music OMH Penguin Cafe Live at Omeara ★★★★☆

    May, 2017

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  • Under The Radar Mag – ‘The Imperfect Sea’ 7.5/10

    Under The Radar Mag – ‘The Imperfect Sea’ 7.5/10

    May, 2017

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  • THE AWL – RICECAR Preview

    THE AWL – RICECAR Preview

    May, 2017

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  • POP MATTERS ‘The Imperfect Sea’ 6*

    POP MATTERS ‘The Imperfect Sea’ 6*

    May, 2017

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  • Bandcamp Daily: A second act for the Penguin Cafe

    Bandcamp Daily: A second act for the Penguin Cafe

    May, 2017

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  • Music OMH ★★★★☆ Review ‘The Imperfect Sea’

    Music OMH ★★★★☆ Review ‘The Imperfect Sea’

    May, 2017

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  • Drowned In Sound – The Imperfect Sea ‘Track By Track’

    Drowned In Sound – The Imperfect Sea ‘Track By Track’

    May, 2017

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  • Rolling Stone – Albums to Stream Right Now

    Rolling Stone – Albums to Stream Right Now

    May, 2017

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  • The Vinyl District ‘The Imperfect Sea’ *A-* review

    The Vinyl District ‘The Imperfect Sea’ *A-* review

    May, 2017

  • All About Jazz ★★★★ for The Imperfect Sea

    All About Jazz ★★★★ for The Imperfect Sea

    May, 2017

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  • Sonofmarketing ‘RICECAR’ Preview

    Sonofmarketing ‘RICECAR’ Preview

    May, 2017

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  • WNYC (Radio) John Schaeffer Interview with Arthur Jeffes

    WNYC (Radio) John Schaeffer Interview with Arthur Jeffes

    May, 2017

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  • LPR New Sounds (RADIO) interview with Arthur Jeffes

    LPR New Sounds (RADIO) interview with Arthur Jeffes

    May, 2017

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  • STEREOGUM  Exclusive LP Premiere ‘THe Imperfect Sea’

    STEREOGUM Exclusive LP Premiere ‘THe Imperfect Sea’

    May, 2017

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  • WNYC Radio premiere of ‘Ricecar’ Live video

    WNYC Radio premiere of ‘Ricecar’ Live video

    May, 2017

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  • The Skinny ★★★★ review -The Imperfect Sea

    The Skinny ★★★★ review -The Imperfect Sea

    May, 2017

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  • CAST THE DICE ‘Ricecar’ preview

    CAST THE DICE ‘Ricecar’ preview

    May, 2017

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  • ALL MUSIC ★★★★☆ ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Review

    ALL MUSIC ★★★★☆ ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Review

    May, 2017

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  • BBCRadio6 Stuart Maconie’s Freakier Zone – Arthur’s Playlist

    BBCRadio6 Stuart Maconie’s Freakier Zone – Arthur’s Playlist

    Apr, 2017

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  • WorldWideFM (Video) Penguin Cafe Live ‘Protection’

    WorldWideFM (Video) Penguin Cafe Live ‘Protection’

    Apr, 2017

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  • BANBANTONTON ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Review

    BANBANTONTON ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Review

    Mar, 2017

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  • A Closer Listen ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Preview

    A Closer Listen ‘The Imperfect Sea’ Preview

    Mar, 2017

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  • Fact Mag – Penguin Cafe to release new album The Imperfect Sea

    Fact Mag – Penguin Cafe to release new album The Imperfect Sea

    Feb, 2017

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  • The Vinyl Factory – Penguin Cafe to release The Imperfect Sea on limited vinyl

    Feb, 2017

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  • The Uncut – The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2017 ‘The Imperfect Sea’

    The Uncut – The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2017 ‘The Imperfect Sea’

    Feb, 2017

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  • ResidentAdvisor – ‘The Imperfect Sea’

    Feb, 2017

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  • PENGUIN CAFE AT THE BARBICAN *****

    PENGUIN CAFE AT THE BARBICAN *****

    Jul, 2016

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  • The Guardian ‘My Last Supper’

    The Guardian ‘My Last Supper’

    Jun, 2016

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  • Independent  UMBRELLA EP1 review 4*

    Independent UMBRELLA EP1 review 4*

    May, 2015

  • Ham & High

    Ham & High

    Aug, 2014

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  • The Scotsman – Edinburgh Review

    The Scotsman – Edinburgh Review

    Mar, 2014

  • Metro Leeds

    Metro Leeds

    Feb, 2014

  • THE TIMES – Live at Union Chapel 4*

    THE TIMES – Live at Union Chapel 4*

    Feb, 2014

  • The Daily Telegraph – Union Chapel 4*

    The Daily Telegraph – Union Chapel 4*

    Feb, 2014

  • The Sunday Times – THE RED BOOK Album review

    The Sunday Times – THE RED BOOK Album review

    Feb, 2014

  • The Big Issue North Q&A

    The Big Issue North Q&A

    Feb, 2014

  • Music OMH – Union chapel 4*

    Music OMH – Union chapel 4*

    Feb, 2014

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  • The SUN album 4*

    The SUN album 4*

    Feb, 2014

  • Telegraph Peterborough – Album 8/10

    Telegraph Peterborough – Album 8/10

    Feb, 2014

  • Crack Music Newcastle

    Crack Music Newcastle

    Feb, 2014

  • Songlines Top 5 Albums

    Songlines Top 5 Albums

    Feb, 2014

  • Southampton ECHO Gig of the Week

    Southampton ECHO Gig of the Week

    Feb, 2014

  • MOJO

    MOJO

    Feb, 2014

  • Q Magazine

    Q Magazine

    Feb, 2014

  • UnCut Magazine

    UnCut Magazine

    Feb, 2014

  • Exposed Magazine

    Exposed Magazine

    Feb, 2014

  • Peterborough TELEGRAPH – Album review 8/10

    Peterborough TELEGRAPH – Album review 8/10

    Feb, 2014

  • The Times – Somerset House review

    The Times – Somerset House review

    Jul, 2012

  • The Guardian – Somerset house review

    The Guardian – Somerset house review

    Jul, 2012

  • The Arts Desk

    The Arts Desk

    May, 2012

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