Boomkat Product Review:
Two years since Joane Skyler seduced our socks off with Orz, his peer group of “oddballs, thinkers, outsiders and fuckheads” have cultivated and pruned its pixellated flowers in a lovely set of remixes for Reckno.
There’s 18 of them, including Joane under his de-anagrammatised real name, Jason Kerley, with a soaring, beat-less track, and also in his IDM/breakbeat guise, Blackpepper, alongside Reckno regulars such as Yaard with a woozy quickstep, and Kinlaw with a wonderfully curdled Aromatic Remix.
Also of note are the haptically crack’d structures of LBNHRX’s Stumbly Remix and the brain-worming psychoacoustics of The 008th Remix by 2lön (must check for more of their stuff!) or D Hansen’s 10 minute Unfurled Remix. Super cute, a little bit daft, and very charming.
“You stride boldly across the courtyard when you hear the unmistakable sound of an archer releasing an arrow from his bow.
A) Accept your imminent demise in a quiet and dignified fashion.
B) Release a blood curdling scream which will haunt the dreams of the archer untill the end of his days
C) Focus on the time remaining and admire the skill and accuracy of the archer and the grace and precision of the arrow as it approaches your eye, taking special care to notice the dust particles as they dance in a sunbeam which brings back a momentary yet intense feeling of euphoria and nostalgia for a simpler life in times past………”