Two years after his first incursion on Kompakt, Kenneth James Gibson returns with 'In The Fields Of Nothing' LP that shines a particularly bright light on the Californian musician's arresting melange of minutely-crafted instrumentals, lucid vision and deeply immersive electronics, bearing in them both the solar radiance and crucial minerality of his Idyllwild home.
Twelve years after its original release, Belong’s debut 'October Language' gets it first vinyl pressing courtesy of John Elliot’s Spectrum Spools label. The reissue launches the record into a new context, shedding new light on both its predecessors and what came after.
Still working wonders when associated with '80s tribute films and series such as the acclaimed TV-show 'Stranger Things' - as underlined by Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon's award-winning OST, this multi-hued mix of cosmic keyboard music and sci-fi indebted imagery is at the heart of Charlie Gerszewski's short film for Mr. Eff's 'Midnight Predator', which we're glad to present today.
In addition to the exclusive stream of Kenneth Scott's vaporous techno reverie, we seized the occasion and went for a quick-fire chat with Kenneth as he goes into his first party memories in Iowa, the origins of the EP and its title, and how he settled in the sleepless Berlin.
Let's not beat about the bush: 2017 was far from a vintage year for the commercial mix. While all and sundry have been lining up to ring the death knell, 2018 is full of enterprising projects looking to buck the trend. The commercial mix certainly still has a few tricks up its sleeve and it would be a far poorer world without it. Efdemin's 'Naïf' is an incredibly strong argument in its favour.