Archive for the Northern Electronics Category
Gritty Acidic/tribalistic Definitions Of Black Metal Music On This New Side Project Of Abdulla Rashims Arr Records. Isolated In The Coldest Parts Of Northern Sweden. Vargs Music Is The Outcome Of A Loners Mind. Trying To Interpret Ancient Life By Machine Experiments Live Recorded In Single Takes. No Overdubs Or […]
Ever capitalizing on aerodynamic tactics. Anthony Linell s latest EP. Layers of Reality. presents three tracks that exceed gravitational force with the slickest of manoeuvres. Tersely fluctuating and resoundingly austere. the EP has its moments of breezy volatility that punctuates the mesmeric rhythmic cycles to sweeping effect.
There is an intricate sorrow to Isorinne s new album. Speechless Malison. Though broadly melodic. it feels exhausted rather than restrained. though rippling with a pulse. the rhythmic passages are sparse. their measured source a great distance away. Building on last year s cassette. Echoic Memoir. Speechless Malison takes greater […]
Bandhagens Musikforening is the new project from Michel Isorinne and Martin Sander. Their debut record for Northern Electronics tangles mournful, surreal profiles with euphoric, sunset electro. Particular tracks map either end of the spectrum that is to be found, but it’s the viscous mesh of emotive motion that is the […]
Following on from this year’s brooding debut, Anthony Linell gathers a storming double 12″ of material to depth charge vacant participants and lilting movers. Leaving aside his well established Abdulla Rashim moniker, Emerald Fluorescents feels like an agile side-step into heavier terrain with a renewed sense of purpose. Scattered fractal […]
‘Gore-Tex City’ is Varg’s new album, and third in his Nordic Flora Series, marking a further and deeper sweep of his elements. Stealth dance floor assaults are layered with lobotomised, spoken word meetings in malls, and free-form electronics pepper acoustic bereavement motifs. It shifts from heavy to chronic as blown-speaker-rap […]
The latest work from Ulwhednar (Abdulla Rashim & Varg) scans the club for afflicted movers with variations of overcast fervour. It’s cavernous anguish seen with dilated pupils, marking a mood that’s as hostile to hedonism as it is holding you to its tactics.