You might recognise Vancouver's Gabriel Mindel Saloman from his work under the Yellow Swans moniker, or perhaps even as GMS or Sade Sade. However you've come across him, the producer has been active on the experimental scene for over 15 years, and is certainly not part of the current trend of new Canadian talents that seem to surface almost daily. Thanks to releases for imprints like Miasmah, Trioniks and Not Not Fun, Saloman has racked up quite the reputation, making this new LP from France's Shelter Press label something of a special drop. Movement Building Vol.3 is a dark and cavernous piece of work which seems to get more intense with each new track; "What Belongs To Time" and "What Belongs To Bass" open the scene with subtle, echoing flurries of industrial dread, whereas "What Belongs To You" steps up a gear to unleash a grainy slew of power drums. On the flip, the same cycle unfolds, where steady drum shots and deep swells of electronics eventually evolve into sparse and dissipating walls of rhythmic noise. Heavy!
Both Keith Fullerton Whitman and Floris Vanhoof are pretty open-minded when it comes to musical composition. Here the pair team up for a five track EP which really emphasise their respective singularities as electronic engineers, with the former's work spanning many genres and styles and the latter occasionally delving in literature, visual art and instrument construction! Whitman opens the first four tracks, all sharing a common ideal throughout, starting with the clanging pops and reverberated melodies of "Automatic Ping", moving towards the gliding synths of "Automatic Melody", followed by his darkest moment yet on "Automatic Drums" and culminating in the more powerful "Automatic Drums with Melody". Finally, Vanhoof makes his appearance on "De Karekiet Van Karakas", where we're thrown head-first into a bizarre but wonderful stratosphere of alien sounds and melodic tweaks.
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