Post Tagged with: "Valance Drakes"

Roel Funcken :: Balaklavskiy prospex (Funckarma.com)

Balaklavskiy prospex generates just as much energy as the nearest supernova remnants, and is perhaps best suited as the backdrop to these spectacular events. Roel Funcken, probably the most prolific musician of abstract electronic music this side of the galaxy, continues his foray into mind-altering sonic extractions. Balaklavskiy prospex bends and twists its way through […]

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V/A :: CL-X: Crazy 10 Years A/V Compilation (Crazy Language)

Focused on a varietal mix from just about every exp-electronic sub-genre, CL-X: Crazy 10 Years is certainly a welcomed closure to the year, bringing much needed horsepower to propel us into 2017. Here’s another one before we close the books on 2016. Music certainly is a crazy language, and the Berlin-based netlabel celebrates its 10th […]

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Valance Drakes :: Struggle Experienced Internally (Detroit Underground)

Bold, pitched percussion loops lay down the basis for each of these tracks, slowly filling with more density, adding a sense of tension and development without rhythmically slipping enough to betray the listener’s deeply nodding head. Prolific Londoner Valance Drakes delivers a strong EP of noisy hip-hop tempo experiments for the wide ranging Detroit Underground […]

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Valance Drakes :: Fail With Honour Then Succeed By Fraud EP (Luana)

Subdued melodies twisted around clicks and disjointed cuts, these three technical audio snapshots wisp by evenly. Available on a limited 7″ EP, Valance Drakes continues to unravel ultra silky glitch electronics. Having prepared several EPs for notable imprints such as Detroit Underground, Schematic, Bedroom Research and Clean Error to name a few, it would seem […]

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V/A :: Friendly Integration V2 (Detroit Underground)

A couple dozen tracks sees the forward thinking audio-art boutique that is Detroit Underground pushing ahead Volume 2 in the Friendly Integration series. A well-balanced display with a range of motion keeps DetUnd’s Friendly Integration V2 cross-pollinating fluid electrical mixtures and skewed sonic calibration. Perhaps best absorbed as broken data bits combining an abundance of phases, […]

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Valance Drakes / Cyuild Apo :: Double review (Luana / Clean Error)

Yielding various connotations based on who might be delve into these disjointed electrical tones, a data splurge unfolds from each audio architect and is accurately manifested in a brief stint with Luana and Clean Error. So many crumpled audio tentacles veer, sway and flicker their bass-infused rudiments with a sense of control. Valance Drakes and […]

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Defunkt Dialekt ‎:: Clockworks EP (The Irrational Media Society)

Ultimately, Clockworks is a definitive exp-electronic space lost in a void of crimped extrasensory chaos. Early-era Skam—including Gescom, Jega, Funkstörung et al—comes to mind while absorbing this limited slab of wax by Defunkt Dialekt released on The Irrational Media Society. Broken synths, machine drums, eerie tones, soundtrack tectonics and stripped melodies all simmer in glitch-hop infestation. […]

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VNDL :: Gahrena: Structures (Hymen)

VNDL doesn’t just randomly place various sounds in a concatenation of noise; rather, sounds are matched in virtue of their textural rather than tonal harmony; beats, no longer that which define music, are introduced in order to augment rather than to just churn aimlessly, pointlessly away; and the “real world” is allowed to seep into […]

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V/A :: Circuits Imprimés Vol. 03 (Pavillon36)

Pavillon36 successfully connects a complex electrical circuit via fine-tuned forms of glitch, post-industrial, minimalism and raw electronics. Like trying to grab a cluster of stars in a universe filled with millions upon millions—Circuits Imprimés Vol. 03 is a veritable mixture of stray electronics featuring the purveyors of forward-thinking experimental audio scientists. Each musician displays their […]

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Valance Drakes :: A Fatherless Child EP (Detroit Underground)

A Fatherless Child takes Detroit Underground to tranquil lands of sun-soaked signal processing with an emotional buzz. Valance Drakes continues in his mission for sublime audio scribbling with four brisk tracks, minimized at the core and filled to the brim with overflowing ambient slivers. A Fatherless Child is a DSP-laden haze of curious wanderings and tethered emotion […]

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Qebrus & Valance Drakes :: Unseen Intruders (Bedroom Research)

Altering perceptions of extraterrestrial experimentation intermixed with bass, signal-processing and a collation of tumbling frequencies Unseen Intruders forms a skewed perception of intelligent dance music that is definitive in its approach and take-off. [Release page] Qebrus and Valance Drakes team up as a single musical entity for the Unseen Intruders extended player—a 3-track wash of […]

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Cyuild Apo :: Audio Portrait (Detroit Underground)

As Detroit Underground continue to expand their roster, there has always been a key focus on intelligent dance music, all of its subtle mutations, ricocheting melodies, disjointed lyrical blurbs and an improvisational signature. The same holds true for this newly formed outfit known as Cyuild Apo. [Release page] Enabl.ed and Valence Drakes teamed up late […]

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Anklepants :: Amilia-Face-E-On EP (Detroit Underground)

Brisk in its venture through known and unknown spaces, the Amelia-Face-E-On EP is an exemplary collection of dubstep, bass, IDM and post-industrial chemicals all rolled into a solid 9-pack concoction for Detroit Underground. [Release page] Electrical downpours of dubstep, grit and disjointed bass falling from the machinery of Anklepants is released by the forward-thinking folks […]

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