Month: August 2020


Taking cues from bands like El Ten Eleven, sleepmakeswaves while incorporating fence-swinging influences from Tortoise and Autechre, the Australian duo’s “Maverick” literally erupts into the audio field with digitally ragged house beat, Carpenter-esque synths and underlying, break-heavy beat vying for a landspeed record. A fat synth line is circled by digitally affected guitar line like …



Taking cues from Psychic TV inspired tape manipulation and a driving breakbeat rhythmic pattern, the German based Rhytch propels the listener into some Lynchian journey into the night featuring gorgeous superimposed imagery. “Upstate” is a dark, post-industrial pastiche that baits the surreal into a locked in groove. Pretty perfect.