Sheffield-born producer unperson this week released a new single ‘Caught In The Coils’.
He also announced details of a forthcoming EP ‘Struggles In Conjuring’, which will be arriving on May 26 via Negative Space [MA].
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‘Caught In The Coils’ is a quietly contemplative track that moves in tight circles around its own centre. With beats that feel like they’re being stretched out like elastic and snatches of a vocal field recording before it breaks out in a frantic breakbeat, ‘Caught In The Coils’ feels like memory in process.
Previous single ‘In Your Own Time’ premiered in February.
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unperson explains of ‘Struggles In Conjuring’, “The EP reflects my own grapple with the process of creating. I find I get into a place where I experience intense highs and lows. I try to not overthink things and find balance. Inspiration comes from all kinds of things. It’s like this mysterious thing that drifts around and I’m always trying to catch it. Catch a moment. An example of this and a moment that is really resonant with this music is peering out of my window to this amazingly idyllic cherry blossom tree cutting across the grey sky. It felt so serene and I just soaked it right up and expressed what I was feeling. That’s what music is for me, a way to articulate how I feel.”
Though ‘Struggles In Conjuring’ will only be his third release to date, unperson has been steadily making a name for himself with support from DJs like Logic1000, Call Super, India Jordan, Aya and Bruce.
Listen to ‘Caught In The Coils’ below and preorder ‘Struggles In Conjuring’ here.
Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on TwitterRead this next: Warp 30: “Every time there’s an anniversary, we subvert the idea of patting ourselves on the back”