Month: February 2020

DAVID CURINGTON – “FLEXIBLE FOUNDATIONS MOVING FORWARDS / ………………………..”

We really enjoy David Curington’s shape-shifting approaches to experimental source material and tightly executed output. Top-notch work from this UK based artist.  “FLEXIBLE FOUNDATIONS MOVING FORWARDS” The alliterative “Flexible Foundations Moving Forwards” is full of descending triadic harmonies that sound as if the atomic clock is slowly being detuned and time is skipping like like …

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JAMES BLAKE – KLAVIERWERKE EP (R&S, 2010)

Klavierwerke is UK electronic artist James Blake’s third EP in 2010. While spread across 12 tracks total this year, his body of work has already established Blake as a game-changing electronic artist navigating in the exceedingly tricky—and dangerous—neighborhood of post-’06 dubstep. While 12 tracks may not seem like an incredible accomplishment, Blake’s three releases show a …

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BLUE SKY BLACK DEATH – THIRD PARTY (FAKE FOUR, 2010)

To their credit or ruin, when Blue Sky Black Death go in, they go all in. Their absolute dedication to a concept has produced some of the most thrilling and strangest collaborations in the beat-making world. From the most prestigious production work with female hip-hop artist Jean Grae, to the murky, paranoid cuts with early Wu-Tang affiliates Holocaust and Hell Razah, …

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HANNA OJALA – “FROM UNDER WATER / THE JOURNEY / HUMAN”

It’s no secret or surprise that we love the work of the Finnish electronic artist Hanna Ojala. These three singles by Hanna demonstrate why. “FROM UNDER WATER” “From Under Water” eases into a classic house beat after wading in with warm synths and descending chimes before some arpeggiated soft acid synths lay atop a warm …

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