Boomkat Product Review:
10th anniversary re-press of a neo-classical/folk oddity bubbling with inventive arrangements for sampled voice and synthy organ recalling Fujita meets Paul DeMarinis at the cloudbase.
Polish composer Kurek's 2012 album is filigree in construction and brilliantly buoyant, light bodied in tone and melody in a way that doesn’t take itself too seriously, playing out like the soundtrack to a fantasy animation or filmic dream-sequence.
The six parts brim with seductively puckered, pointillist hooks between the shiny baubles of ‘Becoming Light’ and piquant plucks of ‘Desires’ with a elegant sense of resolution. His bucolic ‘Tonal Colors’ mirrors hauntological library music references to classic TV themes and cues with its frothed choral hiccups and trills, while ‘Edena’ recalls the crispest Christos Chondropoulos regressions, and ‘Untitled’ is pure synthi baroque that would sound ideal soundtracking some Narnian phantasy, while ‘Goddess Eye’ playfully coaxes choral vox and curdled contours...