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Lee Gamble: In A Paraventral Scale

‘In A Paraventral Scale’ is the first part of ‘Flush Real Pharynx’, a triptych being released via Hyperdub throughout 2019, accompanied by a new audio-visual live show. According to Gamble, the work is a “sonic documentary”, aiming to explore the “three stages of the Semioblitz” – the aggressive onslaught of visual and sonic stimuli of contemporary cities and virtual spaces.

Eliza McCarthy & Mica Levi: Slow Dark Green Murky Waterfall

The six piano pieces contained within ‘Slow Dark Green Murky Waterfall’ are an attempt by Mica Levi and Eliza McCarthy to emulate the imagery embodied in the track titles, turning what would be arbitrary word combinations into vivid, achingly poetic musical responses.

Sculpture: Nearest Neighbour

The graphic novel format pulls Sutherland’s visuals away from their usual spinning zoetropic prints. No longer produced for display on a constantly spinning turntable, his images have a greater sense of momentum by being allowed to evolve over the static page.

GAS: Rausch

If new album Rausch is music of the forest, it’s a forest existing in the laws of time, physics and narrative found in a Christopher Nolan movie. Where earlier GAS records tethered beats and orchestral samples to a dub techno groove, here the instrumentation often feels like it has been cut away from gravity to orbit erratically through and over the beat.

Pablo’s Eye: Spring Break

The 8 tracks here feel assembled as much as arranged, designed as much as composed. Sounds have undoubtedly been picked for their audio quality, but they’ve been layered on the canvass in the way a painter uses colours.

Belong: October Language

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.

Brett Naucke: The Mansion

In the four years since ‘Seeds’, his debut full length, Brett Naucke has produced a slew of cassette releases that have seen his music drift into a vivid, synthetic esotericism. Constantly in flux between ambient beauty and a cracked electronic reality, ‘The Mansion’ is new age music for the era of biometrics and online dating.

Paper Dollhouse: The Sky Looks Different Here

Paper Dollhouse latest album ‘The Sky Looks Different Here’ conjures both ethereal escapism and cold reality. The album feels haunted by monolithic structures, yet it strives to amplify the cracks of light shining through