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Onemind Presents Onemind

Popp - Devi

Squama

  • £25.99 ( )
Genre: Electronic/Jazz
Format: LP
Catalogue No.: SQM010
EAN: 4251804125031
Release Date: 9th July 2021

Special remarks: 180g, DL code

After several collaborative releases, German drummer Simon Popp is back on Squama with his second solo album ‘Devi’.

While his phenomenal debut ‘Laya’ was a percussive take on ambient and third stream minimalism, ‘Devi’ features eight tracks of bold organic grooves, uplifting and hopeful in one moment, sinister and dark in the next. This dualism is reflective of the ups and downs in Simon’s own life, making the album a brutally honest and deeply personal record.

Over the past two years Popp has steadily refined his skills both as a player and an engineer: There are virtuoso drumming parts, revealing his passion for polyrhythm and complex structures and recording techniques such as heavy limiting, using gated reverb and pitch-shifting give the record a modern 90s vibe. ‘Devi’ is a forceful statement of what contemporary drum music can sound like today.

* Tracklist:
A1) Pingo 04:38 min
A2) Gundel 05:15 min
A3) Myna 05:09 min
A4) Holort 04:58 min
B1) Jilu 05:09 min
B2) Xolotl 04:09 min
B3) Dama 03:31 min
B4) Higlehasn 05:26 min
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