behind the green door
Detroit Techno influence from her Michigan upbringing shines in tandem with stylistic nods towards contemporary UK club music; at times cold, lush, sinister & elated.
a stripped back, rhythmic & sonically absorbing EP. While re-injecting rhythm as the central focus, Laurel's compositional senses of elevated flow & ambient detail remain intact, harking back to earlier releases like ‘Hour Logic’ on Hippos In Tanks, & the ‘Spring’ 12" under the King Felix alias. However, the rugged, minimal grooves on display point to a new direction & shift in sound; these four tracks are hardware-only affairs developed from her live set, built from a kit focused on dancefloor-ready rhythms, enveloping bass, psychedelic detail & lush harmony.
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