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Draft 7.30 ~ Autechre
Draft 7.30 ~ Autechre
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Unpronounceable track titles, cold computer-generated cover art, neighbour-perturbing synthetic noises... Autechre are back! Their last album (Confield) and single (Gantz_Graf) had them moving even further away from highfalutin armchair dance to... uh... this: a collection of skeletal abstractions largely bereft of tunes, of regular rhythms, indeed of any familiar reference points. Echoes of drum and bass or trance may be found, but one feels they are examples of convergent evolution rather than a deliberate acknowledgement of these other club cousins. Any melody is attacked by aggressive filters or startling, prominent beats; these beats refuse to remain constant, metamorphosing into… Read more