SINGLES CRUISE

IDRA – FOREST

“Forest” is a deep sound exploration of percussive melodies and gentle washes of ambient tonal sculpting created entirely on modular synthesizer and trumpet. The Italian artist completely camouflages his trumpet in layers of processing until it sounds more like  wordless vocals sounding from deep beneath a heavy canopy of trees. Beautiful, constantly shifting work that …

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ELECTRONS IN SLOW MOTION – “CHASM 1”

The Bucharest-born artist Electrons in Slow Motion provides a meditation on the 30 year anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. Somewhere in this production which features strong synthesizer melodies, washes of ambient drone, echoing percussion we confront the broad existential chasm of two visions of the future staring at each other from either side.  …

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DRECKÏG – “A GOOD HUMAN ANIMAL”

This UK bassist turned hard techno purveyor has unleashed some hot fury on “A Good Human Animal”. Featuring Distorted Synth, Clanging metal, Knocking Kick Drums, Modular aggression and twisted percussion, Distorted Synth, Clanging metal, Knocking Kick Drums, Modular aggression and twisted percussion Dreckig is the perpetual soundtrack to every dystopian BDSM nightclub in our early …

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COLOSSAL SQUID – “IFUCK FRANCISCO FEAT. PIGSX7”

Composed completely on a drum kit using drums, laptop and triggers, Adam Betts’ Colossal Squid project roars out of the gates with “iFuck Francisco”. Featuring the bombastic energy of Lightning Bolt, THEUSAISAMONSTER, Hella and Fuck Buttons, Colossal Squid is pure upward linear transcendence. A full throated roar behind a drum kit straining to Betts’ brutality. …

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MAGNETIC GHOST – “JOSHUA TREE AT SUNSET”

Andrew Larson’s spectral rock project magnetic ghost reaches into the ethereal pre-dusk light to conjure this golden and warming slice of shoegazey slowcore. Arcing over the buzz of a hazey drone, bright guitar lines and Larson’s voice hit upon themes of  comfort in cosmic insignificance  under a desert expanse. Recalling bands like Codeine, Idaho and …

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NOUS – “UTHANDO”

Named after the siZulu word for “love”, “Uthando” continues the incredibly exciting string of singles in front of the release of “NOUS II”, composer Christopher Bono’s neo-classical / post-rock project featuring members of Liturgy, SWANS, Ghost Against Ghost and many others. This is post-rock done right. It’s inherently emotional peaks and valleys are not overwrought, …

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