Grant discusses his new album ‘The Acrobat’ and offers a mix of the tracks he was listening to whilst recording the album, resulting in a scopious mix afar from sparkle and sequins, ranging from ambient scapes, hip-hop to kraut classics.
The duo blend popular Polish songs from the ’70-80s together with contemporary rhythms like the trappy hats and hipopisms of Za Daleki Sen and the result is equal in functional bizarreness to the unlikelihood of the encounter.
There is a temptation to wave around statements of hierarchical quality when assessing a piece like A Life In Clarinet when put up against its label catalogue companions. This would be an unfair, as the sheer range offered by International Feel allows every release to stand distinct.
Fin Greenall discusses Fink’s early beginnings, growing up in Bristol, discovering electronic music in Leeds, his own label R’COUP’D and life in Berlin. Fink’s mix reflects the electronic music that he likes to listen at home, and in the clubs of Berlin.
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.