SINGLES CRUISE

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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SINGLES CRUISE 04.29.19

PLEXIHAVEN – “TIN” Sometimes electronic music of this nature has the tendency to sound like a roomful of people talking over and around one another. Intersecting synthesizer melodies, bubbling bass lines and overlapping rhythmic phrasings stalking and stepping on one another’s sonic territory. Plexihaven’s IDM-centric track is anything but. All of these proclivities are marshalled …

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SINGLES CRUISE 04.12.19

MONS VI – “ASK ME ANYTHING” Wrapping late-night R&B melodies around hazy, shoegazing atmospherics and pitch-shifted vocals, the Brooklyn musician and former medical student perfectly captures the portent of a young producer with an ear open to everything – emo rap triplets, downcast melodies, shifting ambient textures – and endless dedication to craft. THE DUMES …

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