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  • Filed under: MP3
  • 03/03/2011

Matthewdavid "All You'll Never Know"

Nearly a month after we heard the first song that trickled off the forthcoming new EP (and LP, for that matter) from LA cassette-music guru Matthewdavid, we're treated to another of its four tracks—this one being exclusive to that impending release. The Leaving Records boss starts things off playing with a thick and heavy bass drone surrounded by obscured audio artefacts, sounding not unlike his more formless noise/ambient output, but eventually joins those psychedelic sounds with a light-hearted rhythm seemingly built from the sounds of a Casio SK-1 or some such vintage toy keyboard. However, the song is anything but child's play; Matthewdavid's production rises and falls on your head with a crushing weight, and leaves an indelible mark on your psyche that can only be filled by more of his warm, hiss-addled beat work. (via Pitchfork)

Average: 7.8 (50 votes)
 
 

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