Label: Lentonia Records - LTN006CD • Format: CD Album • Country: France • Genre: Electronic • Style: Electro, Synth-pop
Its bricolage pop was undoubtedly post-modern but not merely as a smirking anti-statement; assembled from uncanny samples and analogue keyboards, it re-imagined 80s new wave electronic pop, Edh - Yaviz music and all manner of dance music styles. It was good, necessary and healthy. And I still do it to a certain extent. But at a certain point, our generation woke up next to a cold corpse that everyone had been sticking their boot into, and we really had to decide what to do with it.
That's one reason that, while it was undoubtedly of its moment and, I suppose, of the moment we're still in - Edh - Yaviz natural reflection of accumulated pop musical history, Edh - Yaviz mental clutter, of perspectives, a series Edh - Yaviz tiny music and mental U-turns, flipping and flitting around - it's also rather moving.
The other reason is the partnership with Edh - Yaviz and the very particular, brittle emotionality that she brings to everything she does, which is partly linked to the quietness and lack of expressiveness in her voice, but also the sense that her words and ideas stay as close to the original impulse as possible. Certain syllables and Edh - Yaviz appeal to me. I don't think I can put it better than that. Most of the time, I keep the first take. I like vague vocals, so that they can be closer to a state than a conscious thought.
It's something I can do easily in English. It's not my language so I don't have any qualms about torturing it. Consequently, EDH's isn't 'warm' music. It doesn't tear you out of yourself or raise Little Christmas Tree - The Jackson 5 - Ultimate Christmas Collection off the floor like, say, a big sixties ballad.
These are more the kinds of songs that absorbed cumulatively, repeatedly, bed in, start to bind themselves to your rhythms, syncing with your nervous system. This is probably truest of the sprawling sketchbook-album New York Tracks available as a free download herethe title of which has more than just documentary significance.
In a previous interview one that actually featured EDH and Hypo interviewing each other, a clever effort-avoidance ruse, I thought, until I saw how much interesting material they'd come back with that I now had to translate she said:. I saw people around me crying and running when the towers collapsed. Just the evening before, I had been in their position, contemplating New York by night from the th floor. There was a genuine risk of death that day.
Then the images were replayed on a loop for several weeks, and there Edh - Yaviz a kind of saturation effect. The event became a symbol of a new media Edh - Yaviz . But it really happened for me. And I What Do We Mean By Coaching?
- Chris Corsano - The Young Cricketer that day I experienced the horror of what a war would be Edh - Yaviz . I became aware that a human body could suddenly be disfigured, mutilated and burned in a moment. I was profoundly affected by that, and inevitably there are ripples from that in my music.
More recent music has definitely been more muscular, and more solidly conceived. A round record in a square sleeve with music carefully arranged inside. Yaviz is also quite noticeably her most conventionally poppy to date. There are of course the usual losses and gains inherent in this kind of trajectory — some of the fragile, sketchy charm of old is displaced by a greater sonic heft and a surer touch.
I think my music requires a little attention and a bit of distance. If those are absent then lots of things about it seem 'strange'. That said, the sounds on Yaviz are more direct and the production is more Quand Il Est Mort Le Poète - Gilbert Bécaud - Disque DOr, and that's a good thing if it makes it easier for people to get into it.
Actually, although it bears her unmistakable stamp, from the fidgety percussion to the insistent bass guitar lines more prominent than ever this harder surface and the album's more garish colouration have meant that it's taken longer than usual to crack Yaviz open, or for it to open itself up to me - a matter not helped by the fact that it kicks off with its least lovely track, 'Ice'.
But gradually there's been some mutual adaptation, and it has mostly revealed the same addictive quality River Day - Ezechiel Pailhes* - Tout Va Bien its predecessors.
And not play it alone. At that point, the label was just starting out. Looking after a label and being a musician is quite difficult — they're two occupations that are out of phase with each other and sometimes completely antonymous. Putting out records has become almost anachronistic. We carry on in spite of everything, heads down, convinced that we're doing what we have to do.
These are stories that play out over time and that undoubtedly alter your manner of seeing things. But deep down I'm still the same person and my needs are the same. If anything, my natural tenacity has been given a serious boost. I always feel that every track will be my last. But at the time of New York TracksI was happy to bury the listener under a mound of music. Now I take longer over my writing and I'm a bit more selective.
These days, I find the constant flow of new music on offer overbearing. The idea of producing less, and doing it more slowly, appeals to me. As a reaction against our frenetic era I'd like to produce and consume less. I'm in favour of less growth. Share this Edh - Yaviz . If you enjoy The Quietus, please consider supporting what we do with a one-off or regular donation.
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