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Driftmachine — Shunter
VINYL LP + DIGITAL
CATALOG UR113 — Released June 2018


All songs written & produced by Driftmachine [Andreas Gerth & Florian Zimmer], Berlin.

Mastered by Rafael Anton Irisarri. Design by Daniel Castrejón.

TRACKLIST / 43 minutes

01 Shift I
02 Shift II
03 Shift III
04 Shift IV
05 Blind Signal Box
06 Congé
07 The plans were never accomplished



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Driftmachine’s fourth album (also the fourth one for Umor Rex) offers a new perspective on their ample sound spectrum and systemic narratives. Shunter overlaps and mutates their post-industrial-dub motives. It was conceived and produced in search of a very different kind of imagery, with sections of noise and field recordings intersecting with analogue sounds; a mixture of contrasted fragments, where the usual creative process of modular-synthesis leads Gerth and Zimmer to the discovery of a dark, hazy and diffused experience. There is a protean quality to the rhythmic elements, with tempos constantly contracting and expanding, a departure from the mono-beat-rhythms of "Nocturnes" and "Colliding Contours". The first half of Shunter is made of four pieces named "Shift"; although individually separated, they are conceptually linked and can be understood as a sort of score. Imagine a late stage of the industrial revolution, with the interaction between heavy machinery and human beings. The second half of the album is not completely separated, but it has three other substantial melodic moments. Somewhere between the hauntological and the realms of archive-music, a huge range of subterranean beats and distinct patterns dotting the landscape of early electronic and post dub music.



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