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  • Filed under: MP3
  • 10/10/2013

First Listen

KILN "Boro"

Last month, we shared news of the impending return of KILN (the longstanding but seldomly releasing trio of Kevin Hayes, Kirk Marrison, and Clark Rehberg III) to Ghostly with a download of album cut "Star.field." Now, before KILN's meadow:watt drops on November 12, we're treated to another selection from the upcoming effort in "Boro." Like "Star.field," "Boro" is a hyper-detailed piece of electro-acoustic production, its flute-like melodies and static-infused drums playfully existing between real-world audio and computer manipulation. Though the real treat comes right before the four-minute mark, when the unassuming, aimlessly floating melodies of the song's first half flip into an almost Prefuse 73-like procession of reversed chords, psychedelic-tinged textures, and light, jazz-infused boom-bap. It's a nice transformation, and one that has us continuing to wonder exactly what else to expect on KILN's meadow:watt when it drops next month.

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