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Record of the Week: Blakk Harbor – Madares
Debut double LP album from Blakk Harbor the Greek Berlin based artist and sound designer behind Native Instruments, Angelos Liaros. Soaring drones, dark ambiences and expertly crafted sound design. 'Madares' title derives from the actual dune mountains of Crete. This moonlike landscape a sacred land of ancient ceremonies and the main inspiration for the album concept, cover and artwork. Percussive samples and drones are created from traditional custom Cretan instruments (lute, skin drums, lyra, tsabouna) & world instruments (Tibetan bowls, gongs, dungchen horns) granulized to death drones through modular synths and hardware samplers. A black...
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Record of the Week: Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor – Vapour Waves
Australian producers Jensen Interceptor and Assembler Code team up with The Hacker to deliver another powerful electro release on Mechatronica. Vapour Waves is blasted open by the effective, bumping sunray anthem Random Pain, followed by the darker soundscapes and wonky bassline of HRL6. On the flip, The Hacker's stingy, metallic rework of Drive Shift plunges straight into the deep, following the cold groove and hypnotic design of the original version. Releasing this Friday Check it out Here ...
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