Boomkat Product Review:
Dream label STROOM 〰 induces lushest late night feels with Jason Kolàr’s ‘Modified Perspectives’, the label’s first release of original, contemporary - as opposed to vintage, archival - music, following a string of much celebrated ’70s/‘80s/‘90s pearlers
Recorded in the artist’s apartment during 2017, Modified Perspectives is presented by Kolàr as “a hidden place between science and magic. A secret playground where brainwaves rejoice and wander around.” And in that esoteric sense of magick, any attempt to grasp its misty dimensions may leave the person describing it effectively clutching at pretty air.
But what we can tell you is, it beautifully recalls the meditative airs of Dominique Lawalrée or Vini Reilly, as well as the synthetic allure of so much Japanese ambient music, but ultimately it’s got a slightly smudged, just-outta-reach quality that really draws us deep...