DANIEL AVERY (Phantasy, London)
If the main motivation whilst making Drone Logic was to take the listener on a hi-fidelity trip for the duration of his debut album, then Daniel Avery emphatically succeeded. From Water Jump’s hypnotic pulse and punch through to the crystalline click of closer Knowing We’ll Be Here via the title track’s elemental acid swirl and New Energy’s take on Neon Lights relocated to a post-midnight cab ride through London, Avery’s debut pushed and pulled at the senses and blurred the boundaries between dancefloor and home listening experience.
BEPOTEL (Bepotel Records, Brussels)
Consisting of Sagat &apos and Walrus , bepotel builds sonic landscapes. Hazy or sparkling, the sound is just a portal to digital emotions: widescreensympathy, lukewarm spandexconviviality, miscalculated disorder, cold hammersweat, ..