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Canadian producer Hologramme has swerved into a different sideroad with this one. Taking a detour from dance music, his new single ‘Aphrodite’ is a hybrid of breakbeat-based jungle and drum-rattling drum and bass.
Hits scatter, pitched-down vocals loop, and subtle little clicks and blips bubble up from below the surface, filling the stereo field with a multiplicity of microscopic points of interest that ultimately give the track its dimension. And we haven’t even discussed the drops yet…
Stream / Download: Hologramme – ‘Aphrodite’
When the drums kick in, all mayhem ensues. Frantic rhythms are shot off in a rapid-fire sequence and pulsating synth glides urge on the organised chaos. We can hear the unconfined sound the producer was aiming to create when he wrote the song. “When I write my music, I never think of a purpose for it. I just let it happen. It’s afterwards that the song finds a purpose by itself, and it’s the crowd that ultimately decides what the song is for,” he shared.
Out under Société Holographique de Montréal, listen to it here: