Boomkat Product Review:
*CD reissue through Archives Interieures* On 'The Path Of Spectrolite' John Elliott's Imaginary Softwoods are in prime season, yielding the most luminescent and synthetically-modified harvest. The Emeralds alchemist has been carefully cultivating this sound with some gorgeous tape releases on Wagon and Pizza Night, but this is only the second one deemed worthy of a vinyl cut, and that should speak volumes. The first side breaks down as four shorter pieces of intricately winding and invitingly pure synthesizer music which evolves with a natural, layered elegance. The other side surprisingly starts with a tumbling percussive cadence before the drums recede against a dark bloom of chords of the sort of magisterial substance which could soundtrack the biggest budget nature programme. Finally we're afforded the expanse of 'Crystal Pond', a shimmering, coruscating hypercolour oasis of fluid electrical current.