SBTRKT’s Standard Deviation February 10, 2014
Brad Beatson isn’t feeling these snow storms.   Yesterday, Mary Anne Hobbs of the BBC 6 Music Show played a new, world exclusive, instrumental from the prolific masked man. “Hold the Line”‘s rooted in steady bass but features frenetic overlay instrumentation that tricks the mind into preparing for a DJ Rashad-like set. SBTRKT’s mastery of […]
Peaking Lights & Lucifer June 20, 2012
Writing about a band like Peaking Lights is terminally tricky. They channel ineffable emotions and vibrations that don’t easily lend themselves to concrete language. More likely they send you sprawling towards adjectives that make your prose style look like an 8-year old describing an Easter Egg hunt. It took me all night to write two […]