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Barry Lynn has already dropped a couple of albums that looked at dubstep from fresh angles before everyone else started to do the same. This time around, on ‘The Dissolve’, things are different, and he’s taken off in a direction that leaves dubstep behind entirely. The title is a reference to a common video art effect, where one image gradually transitions to another. The album has an unpolished hue to it, created with keyboards, drum machine, echo and tape and sometimes even electric guitar. It sits in a world of its own, but with a stronger affinity to things like Theo Parrish's productions or hypnagogic pop than the latest fashionable electronics created on the newest software - the devil is in the details with this album, rich in twists and turns. ‘The Dissolve’ opens with the spacey funk and marimba of 'Herbie Jam', into the floaty synth and bass of 'Zabriskie Disco'. Things start to take on more gravity with 'All Too Heavy', one of three tracks featuring singer Brian Greene, that mixes a hazy, dubbed out funk abstraction with Greene’s effect laden vocals. 'Cold War' featuring Ken and Ryu gets heavier still, with a slow dancehall kick drum and grimy metallic claps, over which mourns a sad 8-bit melody and slip-slide strings. 'Passerby' uses an echoed 808 and a guitar melody to make something that sits at the border between Eighties funk and Steve Hillage hippy grooves, while the next track, 'TV Troubles' takes that idea even further, wrapping echoey riffs into a lo-fi funk vamp which rewinds, slows down and distorts on a tape reel. Title track 'The Dissolve' is even more lo-fi; jump cut edits and a sound that’s frayed around the edges, everything bathed in tape wobble and hiss which finally slows down to a stop. 'Moon Pupils' restarts the album from an airy 2-step perspective with melodic, hollow bass sounds, echoes and reverse edits, whilst 'Factory Setting' mixes off-key metallic synths with a bassline and funky galloping drums, which gives the album a rare moment of darkness.
|1||Panama||Add to Playlist||Play|
|2||Zabriskie Disco||Add to Playlist||Play|
|3||All Too Heavy (Feat. Brian Greene)||Add to Playlist||Play|
|4||Cold War (Vs. Ken & Ryu)||Add to Playlist||Play|
|5||Passerby||Add to Playlist||Play|
|6||TV Troubles||Add to Playlist||Play|
|7||The Dissolve (Feat. Brian Greene)||Add to Playlist||Play|
|8||Moon Pupils||Add to Playlist||Play|
|9||Factory Setting||Add to Playlist||Play|
|10||Allele||Add to Playlist||Play|
|11||Topsoil||Add to Playlist||Play|
|12||Little Smoke (Vs. Kab Driver)||Add to Playlist||Play|
|13||Ufonik (Feat. Brian Greene)||Add to Playlist||Play|
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