NNA038: Co La – ‘Daydream Repeater’ LP
It’s time to welcome in the era of New Exotica with “Daydream Repeater”, the debut LP by Co La, gentleman and purveyor of all things avant-luxury. Matthew Papich designs a new sonic territory, creating something that nods to Jamaican Rocksteady and 50’s American Pop in spirit, but ultimately presents an elegant re-purposing of those parts into fresh, smart, electronic music. For all seeking an attitude adjustment in the era of austerity, try burning one for Co La’s cultivated luxury sound – you may find an emerging solidarity slipping into your ears. In other words – if you’re too wise to live straight, you better grip this sound sooner than later. Mastered by Lupo at Dubplates & Mastering in Berlin.
NNA039: Nate Young – ‘Stay Asleep: Regression Vol. 2’ LP
It’s an honor for us to present the latest solo recording from Nate Young, founding member of Michigan noise legends Wolf Eyes. This record represents a new direction for Young, as he deviates from trademark aggressive murk-and-misery sounds of his previous works, and instead opts for a queasy, subdued zombie lullaby consisting of bizarre rhythms, synthetic melodies, and almost gamelan-sounding ritual sleepwalking. Featuring an epic closer with contributions from past & present Wolf Eyes members Aaron Dilloway and John Olson. This is a record to sit and get absorbed in, a non-linear travel through a different place altogether. Mastered by Lupo at Dubplates & Mastering in Berlin.