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.
Spectrum Spools is a record imprint curated by John Elliott; manufactured and distributed in association with Editions Mego, focusing on current, past and future electronic music works of the highest quality.
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.
Premiere: Second Woman – Instant II
Collaborative duo Second Woman is made up of Turk Dietrich, formerly of ethereal dream-pop shoegazers Belong, and Joshua Eustis of much-loved electronic act Telefon Tel Aviv.
Second Woman: E/P
Ahead of the release of their upcoming album, Second Woman aka Telefon Tel Aviv’s Joshua Eustis and Belong’s Turk Dietrich, tease us with a four track extend player featuring remixes from experimental sound sculptor Jlin and Greek dub techno producer Fluxion.
Phobos is best consumed in one take – working far more effectively as a totality listen with each track flowing effortlessly into the next, creating more a whole movement than set of separate pieces.
Brett Naucke: Seed
This is an album of deep headphone music, a unique analysis of texture. It floats around ideas of sound art and ambient music but mixes these with scattered electronics and fragmented field recordings.
Win Donato Dozzy & Nuel ‘Aquaplano Sessions’ CD
Win a CD version of The Aquaplano Sessions, a reissue of Dozzy’s collaboration with fellow Italian Neul, released by John Elliot’s consistently intriguing Spectrum Spools imprint.
Donato Dozzy & Nuel: The Aquaplano Sessions
The sessions here may seem a little rough and exploratory when compared to their most recent work, but they are an interesting curiosity in the history of the artists and the unique area of electronic music they inhabit.