• 12inch


Lucent

  • Cat No: CMPN001
  • 2021-08-17

Format

12inch2050 JPY

メルボルンから、バリ島出身のプロデューサーKae KitzlerのプロジェクトKITAの1STリリース。アンビエントテクノ、アシッド・ブレイクビーツ。

レコードプレスに関して長い間途絶えていたオーストラリアですが、30年来初となるバイナルプレス工場が始動。そのプレス工場Program RecordsでプレスされたメルボルンのニューレーベルCOMPANIONの第1弾リリース。メディテーショナル・エレクトロニック・ダンス、90sのレイヴシーンの現場で育まれたアンビエント、IDMの感じを彷彿させる5 TRACKS。ピクチャースリーヴ、シルクスクリーン、ハンドプリントのインサートシートが封入されています。 (サイトウ)

The first release on new Melbourne imprint Companion comes from Naarm (Melbourne) based producer Kae Kitzler, under the alias of KiTA. Following on from two impressive singles in 2020, the debut release from the Balinese-born producer is a welcome plunge into long-form listening.

Recorded over the spring and summer of 2020, months spent in lockdown in Kitzler’s apartment in the south-eastern suburbs of Naarm, Lucent feels deeply introspective. The EP explores the contradictory influences of Kitzler’s upbringing, weaving a gentle ensemble of organic textures with strands of crisp, pulsating percussion. The result is powerfully cinematic, evoking a sense of longing for vaster spaces - an ode to the meditative power of mountain and sea.

KiTA has crafted a release for contemplation and inward meditation, a sonic antidote after a year of social isolation. Reflecting on the process, he concludes “an image comes to mind, a sight common to those travelling at the crack of dawn on tropical coastlines. It is one of the sun rising above the deep blue horizon emitting a gradient of lucent red and gold across the sky.” Lucent conjures these feelings of awe, wonder, and transitory periods of wholeness.

Written and produced by Kae Kitzler
Mastering by Corey Kikos
Artwork by Jaime Brohier
Layout by Milly Davison
Pressed by Program Records

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