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John Chantler – Which Way To Leave? (LP + Download)

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Experimental electronica from John Chantler via Room40 (audio clips from digital source)

 

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Description

Artist: John Chantler
Title: Which Way To Leave?
Format: 12″ vinyl

Label: ROOM40
Cat nr: RM463
Genre: Experimental electronica

Tracklist

A1 Falling Forward
A2 Two And Four
A3 Clearing
A4 Fixation Pulse
A5 Lesser Demands
A6 All Visible Signs
B1 First December
B2 Second December
B3 Beginning Again
  • Cello – Okkyung Lee
  • Design, Photography By – Traianos Pakioufakis
  • Electric Bass – Carina Thorén
  • Music By, Electronics – John ChantlerBoomkat Product Review:

John Chantler’s ever-searching sensibilities lead him back to Room40 for a suite of crystalline modular synth intricacies realised at his home studio, now located in Stockholm after stints in Japan and South London, with additional recordings made at his now-local, world renowned EMS facility.

Which Way To Leave? can be read as a response to his new surroundings; a sort of reflexive reaction filtered and felt out thru finely meshed, gaseous layers of melody and timbral thizz with an absorbing, refreshing sense of strolling momentum and lush mindfulness allowing him to imperceptibly fold in guest contributions from Carina Thorén (his partner in For Barry Ray) on electric bass, and Okkyung Lee on cello.

It’s a sound that lies on the border between new age optimism and the abstract traditions of 20th century concrète and electro-acoustic traditions, mixing the home-brewed, psychedelic potency of one discipline with the more studious processing, diaphanous dimensions and abstract textures associated to the other realm, making their putative borders porous and interchangeable via subliminal transitions and angular incision.

Additional information

Weight 0.25 kg
Dimensions 32 × 32 × 0.3 cm