Nonkeen - Chasing God Through Palmyra
What a ride!
Felt the urge to make a video for this track by my man CRSSSPACE. Footage was captured on the roads of Norway, Sweden and Denmark last week.
Tharr - Ged
New visualization with bonus sloppy keyboard handling.
music by Rekorder
That sound is six years old by now.
I slept on this for far too long. And so did you.
What a year, I encountered so much goodness there's no way '14 could compete: the most awesome girl in the world, Arvo the cat, new very own appartment, work, no work, MPC 1000, Wrocław, Budapest, summer and an endless list of good music. To sum all that up here's my favourite records of 2013:
III. Boards Of Canda - Tomorrow's Harvest
Finally! Looking back to their catalogue I didn't really expect anything surprising and if you break it down to the core there's nothing really new going on here. Slow paced beats and moody synths always sat at the heart of nearly every BoC track. But what makes this album so ingenious to me is the way my second-favourite Scottish band constructed a seemingly effortless journey to the depths of what's possible with modern day equipment. It's not just a bunch of nice tunes you can listen to whenever you feel like daydreaming but rather a solidified arrangement that builds to a perfectly round piece - that sum of all parts-thing I'm looking for in an album.
II. Baths - Obsidian
Whoawow, what a cover! I always liked Baths for his unique way of taking sloppy beats, neatly wrapping them in the awkward samples and sealing it off with his remarkable voice. But what makes Obsidian this good and far better than his debut is this thick atmosphere oozing from its seams. This record isn't just for our entertainment, it has meaning written all over every single sine wave and aims straight for the heart. Big up!
I might walk upright
but then again
I still might try to die
where is God when you hate him most
when the mouths in the earth come to bite at my robes
hell that sits below, of you would do well to bellow
at the cold, the lifeless, the worsening souls
I. Shigeto - No Better Time Than Now
What we've got here is nothing less than the biggest leap from regular beat-smith to master-of-soundforging I witnessed for a long time. After listening to a few of his EPs I didn't expect Shigeto to be able to come up with something this homogenic and deep. No Better Time Than Now forces you into its realm right away, you can't just leave it on its own. While some tracks do remind me of certain fellow producers there's still this feeling running through these 52 minutes like a thread I fell in love with. I can't seem to grow tired of it hitting Play over and over and over again, it's simply nothing short of awesome.
Track Of The Year 2013
Flatbush Zombies - Death
Charismatic, high as can get, innovative. The album isn't really awesome, this particular song (and video) is.
Alright folks, hold your wigs. It's about time to set off this new project I started with my buddy Mor. We present you:
We'll be taking turns posting completely self-made music videos of all sorts. I was the
unlucky one rolling the higher dice so I came up with this first video entitled Njegom, check it.
Beware, rapidly flickering stuff ahead :)
I did this video for a small movie festival among friends. The track itself is actually quite old, though, dating back from 2008 when I was using Reason for my sounds. It was supposed to be released on my EP Makhina which never lived to see the light of day. I used some of my Processing sketches and chopped them to pieces in an editing-marathon.
A new Processing sketch visualizing a track I made with my buddy CRSSSPACE a while ago.
I Will, I Swear - long days
STUTS working the MPC like no other
The Gaslamp Killer - in the dark ...