The various genre coinages that have been tagged to Baltimore-based producer Co La’s music before – new exotica, Avant-luxury, furniture music, etc. – fail to accommodate the brainier obsessions behind the complex sounds of his latest album Moody Coup. Following his last release Daydream Repeater (NNA Tapes 2011), this work reveals ”A new brand of alchemy [...] where cryptic sources are enhanced and embellished to a point of transcendence. This departure is the brilliant process o of Co La’s unpredictable electronic music.”
And straddling the divide between pop and the avant-garde ought to render, electronica duo Conquering Animal Sound will be playing material from their new album Floating Bodies, out now on Chemikal Underground.