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I genuinely wish I found this as impressive and enjoyable as everyone else seems to :/

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 26 May 2017 19:25 (one year ago) Permalink

I agree with Matt that no single comparison is going to to be terribly reliable.

One reason why I tend to think complex but still dancefloor-friendly drum and bass is a better point of comparison is that the thing that really strikes me about Jlin's beats is the very careful, very intricate interplay between the various drum hits at her disposal - that stereopanning "ball ricocheting around an inverted drum kit" feel she goes for.

Shackleton ended up with some of the same sonic qualities but he was coming from quite a different angle - rhythms as the sacred music of a lost civilisation kind of thing.

Jlin's music feels much more irrepressible and almost happy as a result of its sheer rhythmic exuberance - "fierce, fierce, fierce joy" as Bjork once put it.

Tim F, Friday, 26 May 2017 22:22 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

i love the sounds Jlin uses but I'm with Jordan here. I dunno, music that is essentially rhythmic without any melodic counterpart often doesn't work for me, regardless of how intricate or unique the sound palette is. I dunno, I find this strain of music a bit exhausting but I admire its innovative nature

Unchanging Window (Ross), Saturday, 1 July 2017 21:39 (one year ago) Permalink

seven months pass...
five months pass...

new track:

https://soundcloud.com/planetmurecords/the-abyss-of-doubt-1

breastcrawl, Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:06 (two months ago) Permalink

(from “Autobiography,” the score for her collaboration with British choreographer Wayne McGregor, which will be released in full on 28 September)

breastcrawl, Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:09 (two months ago) Permalink


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