Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Song of the Moment: Compuphonic & Kolombo - "Emotion"
Music can be a relic, a reminder of a time long unremembered, but such relics can be unearthed.
In that vein, I was digging through some folders the other day and came across Jennifer Cardini's Feeling Strange, a great little mix on Kompakt. It has an eye-opening tracklist and really sparked in me a growing interest in this sort of electronic music when it was released a couple years back. Although it got panned by Resident Advisor, and didn't really make much of a mark on the electronic landscape, I think it's a beautiful piece of work.
One of the mix's most striking moments is Compuphonic & Kolombo's "Emotion," a distillation of much of what I like about electronic music - a thumping beat, foreboding synths and a vocal sample that puts an accent on the whole thing. The track is a collaboration between two Belgians (Compuphonic and Kolombo), and their other work is rather good as well.
And the best part? You can grab a free mp3 of the track at RCRD LBL. Get to it!