In recent years, Permanent Vacation co-founder Benji Frohlich has really ratcheted up the production pressure, in the process serving up a swathe of well-received singles and an epic compilation of archive tracks. Even so, "Amiata" is arguably his most significant release to date: a nine-track debut album that amply showcases his growing confidence in the studio. Beginning with the Balearic dub shuffle of "Forty Trees", Frohlich successfully turns his hand to synth-laden deep nu-disco ("Secret Alphabet"), Tuff Little Kids style retro-futurism ("The Big Sun"), blissful electro positivity ("Tivoli"), tactile house ("Pompei Raiders"), drowsy vocal warmth (Dreamcast collaboration "Last Night"), low-slung club cuts ("Cicada Dub"), rushing synthesizer soundscapes ("Memory FM") and fuzzy, hard-wired wonkiness ("Saturnia").
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