With his Euro tour freshly completed and an upcoming tour across the USA on the horizon, Nick Klein put his techno hat aside to lay down an hour-long baroque mix of opiated ambient, slo-mo folk and heartrending choral music. We seized the occasion to have a chat and discuss spirituality in music.
When Ron Morelli asked Interstellar Funk and Robert Bergman for a release as Faster Action, the latter felt it wasn’t the direction he wanted to explore next so he left Olf full room to express his “darker” side. In return the Rush Hour affiliate delivered a pair of weatherbeaten big room mover-and-shakers that shall leave a durable mark in L.I.E.S.’ modern classic catalogue.
Following his release on Dekmantel’s UFO division and ahead of his appearance at Field Maneuvers, Randomer talks up his unique perspective – “I make music randomly without any pre-planning or sound in mind and within a few months I inadvertently find ways to pair them up – sort of like pieces to a puzzle”
It’s this time of the year again: Best of lists are back! You hate them, right? Well, don’t be such a grinch. This best tracks list’s only purpose is to dispense a tiny dose of what’s been, once again, a brilliant year for musical creation, with plenty more than just dozens of top-notch EPs and albums.