With Motif, Brooklyn duo Teengirl Fantasy have made the decision to plant themselves in the more serious dance music soil of R&S. Actress remixes.
Oceania’s sophomore release finds the Russian producer sidestepping into new territory involving chopped piano and various Burialisms for an occasionally pretty, often workmanlike EP.
Dave Aju follows the blueprints laid out on the All Together Now single for his second album, the detailed and expressive Heirlooms.
With Quarantine, Laurel Halo seems to have arrived at the edge of her vision, delivering beatless ambience on which her vocals dance with convincing, awkward poise.
Galaxy Garden is Lone’s coup de grâce, a world of maximalist breakbeat hardcore in which there are always at least four hooks in play at any one time without feeling baroque or overwrought.
Over 11 tracks, Shifted’s debut LP exhibits a feathered, skeletal sound, an ambient-industrial hybrid with attention to detail that rewards in its measured establishment of mood and slow, generous climax.
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