Neon Cloud – 22

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Neon Cloud have, from their base in Tokyo, been weaving their thread throughout the interblogoscape for a wee while now. On the basis of latest EP ‘Scar’ (on the similarly excellent and Japan-based Flau label) it’s obvious why.

Throughout 22, haunting female vocals impart semi-decipherable phrases and mantra atop dense and deceptively complex electronics. It’s a deep and heavy wall of sound, so organically arranged that it’s scarily easy to forget you’re listening to an electronic artist. Completely hypnotic, and effortlessly absorbing.

http://flau.bandcamp.com/album/scar

Mike Phillips

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