Pezzner "Bell and Whistle"
Today, Seattle techno mainstay Pezzner releases his new LP, Last Night in Utopia, a 15-track effort which showcases the veteran DJ/producer's noted "ability to trapeze between disco, house, and techno." Appearing early on in the record is "Bell and Whistle," a cheeky, tech-minded cut that spends as much time delivering vividly hi-fi sound design as it does cultivating some sophisticated dancefloor vibes. The first half of Pezzner's track is a bit unassuming—light chords methodically build as swirling FX enhance the tunes edges. But after the halfway mark, an ensemble of unwieldy percussion appears, adding to the rhythmic sway of "Bell and Whistle" until it takes the tune surprisingly far off the rails.
- Dekmantel: How Some Fanboys from The Hague Found Themselves at the Helm of One of Electronic Music's Best Festivals
- Trainwreck: DJ Slugo Recounts the Time He Found Himself in the Middle of a Hotel Room Brawl
- 20 Questions: FaltyDL Talks NYC Dance Crews, Tripping in Nature, and Motorcycle Gunslinging
- Record Store Week: Pearson Sound, Matias Aguayo, Leon Vynehall, and Gerd Share Their Favorite Shops
XLR8R Downloads Player