Todd Terje "Swing Star Pt. 1"
On "Swing Star Pt. 1," Norwegian producer Todd Terje travels deep into the realm of space disco, evoking the theme not only through the song's astral title, but also via his use of the kinds of futuristic science-fiction sounds that were popular in late-'70s disco music, not to mention the fact that his floating arpeggiations get, well, downright spacey. The retro sounds come courtesy of the analog ARP2600 synthesizer, which lends its name to Terje's forthcoming EP, It's the Arps, on which "Swing Star Pt. 1" appears. The EP comes out through the Smalltown Supersound label on January 16, but for now, you can find the artwork and tracklisting after the jump.
01 Inspector Norse
03 Swing Star pt 1
04 Swing Star pt 2
- NewsAphex Twin Talks 'Syro,' Gear, '90s Rave Culture, and More in Extensive New Interview
- FeatureReal Talk: DVS1 on Respect, Photography on the Dancefloor, and the Battle Between Art and Entertainment
- MP3Astronomar "Gargoile (Massacooramaan Remix)"
- NewsThe Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with DVS1, Aphex Twin, Dntel, and More
- MP3Shiva "Dark Moon"
- September 18: New Forms Festival 2014 with Oneohtrix Point Never, Hieroglyphic Being, Helena Hauff, Madlib, and More
- September 24: Decibel Festival with Marcel Dettmann, KiNK, FaltyDL, John Roberts, Steffi, Simian Mobile Disco, and More
- October 15: Amsterdam Dance Event with Four Tet, DJ Koze, Jon Hopkins, Karenn, Ben UFO, Floating Points, MCDE, Talaboman, and More
XLR8R Downloads Player