While most glitch artists make drifting music for home listening, Andrew Duke, like Thomas Brinkmann of Germany, excels at arranging glitches into pumping techno. Some tracks sound built from a locked run-off groove of a vinyl LP sprinkled liberally with sand ("Felt NH") while others conjure images of an over-juiced and unbalanced machine furiously shaking loose its bolts ("Crablike"). Relentlessly focused and unapologetically repetitive, Sprung invites physical movement as it lulls the listener into a trance.
By Philip Sherburne on 04.22.11 in Reviews
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Michaelangelo Matos picks the 10 DJ sets that defined 2014.