Saturday, June 13, 2015

DAS DING "Sequencer" (DHF)


This tape features 4 new tracks from Danny Bosten, who resuscitated his Das Ding alias a few years ago after over 25 years of inactivity. It's a relatively short EP but I keep flipping it over, it's just that good. These appropriately titled "Sequences" are simple but hypnotic explorations of modular synth & drum machine patterns, with plenty of dubbed-out ambience to set the mood... and what a nice mood it is! Right on the border between "chilly" and "chilled-out", with the best moments echoing Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works. It's is not a far stretch from his more minimal electro-wave tunes but the stripped-down/technoid sound could make this appeal to a wider audience. Limited to 50 copies, don't miss out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww6TCvPSDiU

-- Will Mayo

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