Stream the Upcoming Collaborative EP from Function and Inland
- Words: Glenn Jackson
Back in March, former Stateside producer/DJ David Sumner (a.k.a. Function) revealed that he planned to relaunch his Infrastructure New York label, an imprint which had remained largely dormant since 2006 as Sumner had begun to focus on his role in the Sandwell District collective, at the same time relocating to Berlin. Now the veteran artist and longtime collaborator Ed Davenport (a.k.a. Inland) have combined forces to revive the label, and together deliver its first new release, Odeon/Rhyl, set to drop next week, but streaming in full now via XLR8R.
Working together on both of the record's efforts, Sumner and Davenport jointly craft deep techno excursions which utilize crisp rhythmic components to serve as the base to the EP's lattice-like synth structures. The resulting tracks are as rich as one would expect from a pair of accomplished producers of this class; unhurried Sumner and Davenport stretch out into their productions, allowing the sonic fields to evolve at a gradually enveloping pace.
Function and Inland's Odeon/Rhyl is set to see its official release on Monday, May 19. In the meantime, the entire affair can be streamed in full below.
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