SINGLES CRUISE

EVANDRO DRESCH – “UP”

Gorgeous finger-picked, open tuned acoustic guitar from the Brazilian artist currently residing in Germany. “Up” recalls the airy openness of artists like Jack Rose, Daniel Bachman and Sarah Louise – tinged with just enough melancholy and weary sadness. Lead melodies are swept into flurries of ringing overtones and sweeping mechanical gestures. Beautiful work. 

TWIN XXA – “EATHER”

By completely deconstructing club music to its most elemental layers, TWIN XXA’s “Eather” is a startling and unexpectedly brilliant avant-garde electronic composition that blends synthetic copies of human voices into jagged stabs of industrial clamor. Everything falls into place in a strange internal logic that heeds its own sense of timing. 

PAST PRESENT & TORTUSA – “BLACK MIST”

Past Present & Tortusa set out for unexplored terrain of ambient jazz storytelling on their debut single “Black Mist”. The Norwegian trio is comprised of a trumpet, upright bass and live-sampling and create an ominous soundscape of plodding bass lines, sonorous bows and sampled/manipulated trumpet laying out elegiac lines that are fed back to the …

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