SINGLES CRUISE

SINGLES CRUISE 07.05.19

SHINJI WAKASA – “RERA” Evoking the naturally snowy habitat of Nikko-Shi Japan through Wakasa’s contemplative ambient fragments and heavily processed shakuhachi woodwind instrument, “Rera” stretches itself to take on shifting and expansive shapes. Synthesizer melodies lap over one another atop a droney noise floor that crackles like vinyl that could as well be rain or …

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SINGLES CRUISE 05.31.19

CLOUD TANGLE – “FALLING ASLEEP” In this Grouper-esque track by the Australian multi-instrumentalist, Amber Ramsay’s nocturnal voice and minimal instrumentation floats in and out of our liminal consciousness like worried thoughts that later get reprocessed into our dream state. Likewise, the gradual accruing of instrumentation by the end of the track is anything but restful. …

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SINGLES CRUISE 05.24.19

NO FAST FORWARD – “CULT” Emerging from a really promising European ambient-techno scene, the Lithuanian producer relies on ever-growing arpeggios and thick ambient pads to create a piece of time-stretched beauty. Using the conceit of the cult leader as seducer of the working class, this contemplative track grows from a submerged house beat to a …

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