Friday, January 17, 2014

Andy Stott

Passed Me By / We Stay Together (Jewel Case Repress) / Modern Love

Produced slowly and meticulously over the last 12 months, these two EP's were originally released on vinyl during 2011 and have become the most widely admired productions yet from Manchester based Andy Stott. Taking influence from an array of seemingly incoherent noises, from the indefinable and unforgettable mind-tricks of Arthur Russell to the slowhouse of Kassem Mosse, from the alternate VHS realities of James Ferraro and Jamal Moss to the Linn Drum classics of the vintage Prince era - these tracks create their own pace and agenda, largely shying away from the dancefloor in favour of something more complex and hard to define..