Release Date: Jan 27, 2017
Record label: Halocline Records
Canadian Egyptrixx makes hugely conceptual music: he seems to imagine a distant world then makes them come to life with sound. His four previous LPs have envisoned eerie interplanetary landscapes and post-apocalyptic metropolises, but here he goes deep underwater. The 10 tracks are littered with microbial bacteria, droplets that rain down the face of reflective chords and synths that shoot through the arrangements like beams of light in deep waters.
Previous Egyptrixx albums have demonstrated a dark, dramatic sensibility, offering thick blankets of sound with an occasionally confrontational attitude but more often seeming withdrawn, as if waiting to make a move. The sonic palette used by David Psutka (aka Egyptrixx) has a blatantly organic ….