SINGLES CRUISE

RUBEN KOTKAMP – “UNTITLED IN CHROME 01”

Ruben Kotkamp, the Dutch composer and experimental artist,  work with “Untitled in Chrome 01” is inherently experiential, concerned more with evoking a physical or emotional response rather than an intellectual one. Currently he is mostly interested in physicality and objectivity in a sonic context. By employing techniques from psychoacoustics, synesthetic art and non-linear composition he …

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GAZELLE(S) – “SUNSET OVER HARVEST”

gazelle(s) play an intricate, emotionally volatile post-rock that never fails to hit a nerve. Compared fondly to the sadly defunct futurerecordings output, Red Stars Theory and The Ascent of Everest , the inclusion of neo-classical elements and heavy synths on “Sunset Over Harvest” creates deeper incisions into the emotional polarities on this song  and opens  …

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WILLIAM SANFORD – “AMERICAN DADA (ELECTION YEAR)”

Chicago-based experimental artist William Sanford describes “American Dada (Election Year)” as “absurdist, dadaist, weird and aggressive”. Hell yeah. The result is a strangely submerged composition that ties together heavy auto-tune, distorted vocal samples, delay heavy percussion and Memphis style triplet hi-hats and totally fried synth leads. A murky, drugged out composition whose relationship to the …

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WINTERDAGEN – “PHASE IN”

Dutch composer Winterdagen has created a subtly growing and building composition that stitches together old synthesizer and effects to draw out the inherent emotion of clean piano tones dropped into the middle of a drone-heavy composition. Multiple musical voices swarm and bloom underneath this steady melodic movement as “Phase In” gradually accrues weight and majesty.  …

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