Paul Marmota projects the interplay between our minds’ fantasies fueled by the Internet, video games and the omnipotent media and compares them to the brutality of everyday life which can come scarily close to these illusions.
Ahead of Lotic’s performance at Eclair Fifi x Clock Strikes 13 show tomorrow night in London, we met up with the Janus mainstay in Berlin to talk about his latest mixtape “Agitations”, rising to independence and his appreciation of online spider aficionados.
The reserve and normality of Dream A Garden render it an unsatisfying outer by-product of Jam City’s inner shift. The ideas are fresh and daunting but ask this incredibly talented artist to further shape them into a body of cohesive new aesthetics.
Using a technique he calls video mulch Wyatt blends found footage with cuts from popular films and scenes recorded by the artist himself. You could always sense an ironic approach in Wyatt’s visuals but his LP feels on the contrary – candid and emotional.
Michael is a solid release but still Chaz Bundick’s weakest to date. It needs to be said the palette of sounds on the album is very rich…yet as a whole the album feels a bit mundane and tends to lose momentum.