23 July 2007

? - '?'

Just been listening through a cd-r of new tunes from a certain local producer I know...awesome stuff, but then the final track is so fucking deep it dare not even speak it's name - listed simply as '?' by ?. The restless insectoid beats scuttle across a throbbing bass pulse as spine-chilling waves of texture reverberate across the void, occasionally crossing paths with flickering echos of a ghosted riff. Such depth, yet so much restraint. Almost painterly with it's impressionistic dabs of sound. And at 8 mins and 38 secs, it's visibily stretching the groove out, oozing beyond the standard 5-6 minute mark of most tracks I hear, and could quite easily seep past the 10 minute mark if allowed. Post-dubstep, post-Basic Channel, the next stage on (or perhaps next level down) from Appleblim's "Vansan". The future is here, and it's being made by one of my mates. I'm fucking stoked.

5 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:45 AM

    Awww ... that's teasing! Where's the link?!

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  2. Seconded. You're such a tease Mr Gutter :-)

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  3. keeping it all on the down-low, eh?


    :)

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  4. yeah sorry guys. i try to avoid writing about stuff you can't get yet, but i got a bit over-excited on this occasion. hoping to feature it in a forthcoming podcast. hold tight...

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  5. Anonymous8:13 AM

    argh guttah
    not fair, give a hint then?

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