Domingo, 22 de Setembro de 2013

The Field - Cupid's Head (2013)

The Field - Cupid's Head

Axel Willner aka The Field unplugs his computer and powers up an outboard array for his captivating 4th album. Adopting an all-hardware set-up has resulted in a deceleration of his star-bound trajectory, recalibrating the curve of his vectors into tangibly darker techno realms - most explicitly inferred by the album's all-black cover art and a curiously suggestive title, 'Cupid's Head'. But the romantic types need not worry: it's really only a subtle deviation; that inimitably lush, widescreen appeal of 'From Here We Go Sublime' and 'Looping State Of Mind' is still firmly at its core, it's just aged well, managing to retain a wide eyed sense of wonder at the world, but seen thru crimson rather than rose tinted spectacles. Taking off with the noticeably slower thump of the Walls-like 'They Won't See Me', he cruises across the 12 minute expanse of 'Black Sea' - a super wide yet intimately perceived panorama of padded pump and spectral swirl. The stunning 'A Guided Tour' revolves around the kind of suspended synth melody that makes us feel two feet off the ground, before the cracked and frayed concrete poetry of 'No.No' - the first track he wrote for the LP after a bout of writer's block - gives a bleaker, heart-twisting turn and '20 Seconds Of Affection' offers an ambiguous, noisily psychedelic resolution. The tempered sense of euphoria works much to his advantage, making for a deeply satisfying listen and, for our money, the finest album from The Field to date. Highly Recommended.

320 / FLAC

??? às 09:35

search

disclaimer

This site does not store any
files on its server. We only
index and link to content
provided by other sites and/
or on external servers.

RSS

latest posts

System - Plus (2018)

Robert Hood - DJ-Kicks (M...

Antigone - Rising (2018)

Tomasz Bednarczyk - Illus...

Various Artists - Dub Tec...

Hannu Karjalainen - Drift...

PLYXY - Gloryland (2018)

Luke Stewart - Works for ...

Reinier van Houdt - Igitu...

Another Channel & Babe Ro...

Gilles Gobert - Chamber E...

Jacques Greene - Fever Fo...

Various Artists - Girih: ...

Marco Bailey - The Rework...

Vessel - Queen of Golden ...

Chris Corsano & Bill Orcu...

A Home For Ghosts - … Of ...

Mikael Lind - Strings And...

The Black Dog - Black Dai...

Randall Dunn - Beloved (2...

Andrea Pensado - Acceptin...

Ilia Belorukov, Miguel A....

Tone Color - Everything Y...

Appropriate Savagery - El...

Anasisana - Sad For The R...

Aleksi Perälä - Starlight...

Eliza McCarthy, Mica Levi...

Hieronymus Dub Sounds - O...

Aylu - Walden (2018)

Shoeg - Container (2018)

Stephan Haluska - Empty R...

Ecovillage - Sacred World...

Jim O'Rourke & Oren Ambar...

Anla Courtis & Jon Wessel...

Francisco Meirino - The R...

Transponder - Beholder (2...

Suzanne Ciani - LIVE Quad...

Melodium - Flumen (2018)

Celer - I Wish You Could ...

Rhucle - More Beautiful T...

Carl Michael Von Hausswol...

Anthéne - Colour Fields (...

Januszewski and Szlazak -...

Aufgang - Barock (2018)

Mt Accord - Postcards Fro...

qualchan. - one hundred y...

Cinema Perdu - Fragments ...

Deborah De Luca - Ten (20...

1115 - Gefahrliche Orte (...

Florian Kupfer - In The H...

genre

( exclusive )

( labels )

( lossless )

( lossy )

( magazine )

( video )

acid

alternative

ambient

beats

blues

downtempo

dream pop

dubstep

electro

electronic

experimental

folk

funk and soul

hip hop

house

idm

indie

jazz

krautrock

lo fi

modern classical

new wave

pop

post punk

post rock

psychedelic

reggae

rock

shoegaze

soundtrack

synth

techno

tribal

trip hop

world

todas as tags

support > fast download

buy an account by any of the files

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Join FileFactory!

archive

Novembro 2018

Outubro 2018

Setembro 2018

Agosto 2018

Julho 2018

Junho 2018

Maio 2018

Abril 2018

Março 2018

Fevereiro 2018

Janeiro 2018

Dezembro 2017

Novembro 2017

Outubro 2017

Setembro 2017

Agosto 2017

Julho 2017

Junho 2017

Maio 2017

Abril 2017

Março 2017

Fevereiro 2017

Janeiro 2017

Dezembro 2016

Novembro 2016

Outubro 2016

Setembro 2016

Agosto 2016

Julho 2016

Junho 2016

Maio 2016

Abril 2016

Março 2016

Fevereiro 2016

Janeiro 2016

Dezembro 2015

Novembro 2015

Outubro 2015

Setembro 2015

Agosto 2015

Julho 2015

Junho 2015

Maio 2015

Abril 2015

Março 2015

Fevereiro 2015

Janeiro 2015

Dezembro 2014

Novembro 2014

Outubro 2014

Setembro 2014

Agosto 2014

Julho 2014

Junho 2014

Maio 2014

Abril 2014

Março 2014

Fevereiro 2014

Janeiro 2014

Dezembro 2013

Novembro 2013

Outubro 2013

Setembro 2013

blogs SAPO