Post Tagged with: "DeFocus"

Esem :: Enveloped – Remaster (Digital Edition)

Enveloped was a thing of beauty back in 2002, but be under no illusions: this new remastered edition is a revelation. The deFocus imprint launched way back in the year 2000 with a small compilation titled Do You See? It then set about releasing a bevvy of ambitious and creatively fertile releases from the likes […]

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Lackluster :: Lexicon of Goods (JellyFish Frequency)

Lexicon of Goods palpably sits atop nearly two decades of production experience and demonstrates the intricacies of his much refined work philosophy. When you’ve been putting out music as long as Lackluster (Esa Ruoho) has, it must be difficult to mentally locate your current project in the vast expanse of your previous material. Indubitably, his […]

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Esem :: Aquanaut EP (Self-Released)

Aquanaut is a fully realized and beautifully constructed EP that feels genuinely substantial in spite of the relatively brief running time. Anyone who remembers now defunct labels like M3rck, DeFocus and Neo Ouija will probably remember Esem. Bulgarian-born but now UK resident, George Marinov is a veteran of the Demoscene movement, releasing numerous tracks and […]

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Lackluster :: Wrapping (DeFocus)

Wrapping is Lackluster’s follow up album to Container on DeFocus. The question is.. where has this been for the last two years? Almost drifting into the world of legend it began to look as though this album would never be released, much to the annoyance of many – not least Esa Ruoho himself. The answer […]

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Esem :: Enveloped (DeFocus UK, CD)

DeFocus triumph once again with the signing of Bulgaria’s George Marinov. Enveloped is Esem’s wondrous debut album, released late last year, and follows the beautiful and melancholy Ikae 12″, that also appeared on DeFocus. Continuing the labels tradition of releasing high quality, accessible yet unique electronica, Enveloped is a journey through panoramic mood music, awash […]

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