This self-titled sophomore outing is equal parts downtempo electronics and simmering inner-city echoes. A tangled hip-hop web shimmies into fragrant click-hop on Cuttooth‘s follow-up to Elements (Psychonavigation, 2011)—a softer yet logical progression. The vinyl crackle and vocal treatments are ever more clear—including vox from Hitomi (King Midas / Ninja Tune), Sarah Linhares (Onra / All […]
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Cuttooth’s skillful use of direct electronic manipulation and subtle ambient flourishes allows Elements to feel at home with the listener. Even with the abundance of static-charges, sparkling digital fuzz and ashes of yesteryear’s ambient-electronic tendencies, it all simmers in one cohesive extension of lost time. [Release page] Cuttooth (also known as Nick Cooke) breaths life into […]
Like passing through the past two-decades of ambient, techno, electronica, noise, IDM and any other possible sub-genre, Keith Downey (label boss) has inadvertently retraced the foundations of the scene and given it a fresh new face. Like an archeological discovery, ancient electrical artifacts are now presented with a 2011 spin, creating for a new trajectory […]
Igloo Magazine sat down with Keith Downey, label owner and operator of the now decade young Psychonavigation Records outfit to discuss, via hyperspace, a few key points regarding its start-up, progress and future. Catch a glimpse of Psychonavigation’s history and stay tuned for their latest collection of tracks compiled on the July 29th release of […]