After over one yr of manufacturing, the most important Subtronics venture so far has lastly arrived on his personal Cyclops Recordings: the debut full-length Subtronics album FRACTALS spans 16 one-of-a-kind tracks starting from face-melting bass anthems to electro pop-adjacent cuts to leftfield experiments in sound.
“I’ve wished to speak about this album for thus lengthy,” Subtronics mentioned. “I’m overly clear about my artistic course of, so not with the ability to share it with everybody has been an adjustment. I’ll say, I’ve poured a lot emotional, psychological, and mawkish weight into it. Placing such an enormous venture on the market, one thing that I’ve been engaged on for effectively over a yr, is form of terrifying. I’ve reworked each element of each observe, made enhancements, and constructed a universe round all of it. I’ve undoubtedly advanced and grown with my sound design and I’m past excited to share FRACTALS with everybody.”
FRACTALS opens with the epic “O.P.U.S.” to set the stage, a observe that Subtronics mentioned fairly actually exploded out of him whereas he made it in a single sitting. “I do not know what occurred,” he mentioned. “I used to be at my desk, hitting keys aimlessly, whereas exploring Kontakt libraries and it introduced me a lot pleasure. Very meditative. I hope it feels as highly effective emotionally for everybody else because it does for me after I hear it. Closing my eyes and turning the intro up full quantity all the time teleports me again to the place I used to be after I began to aimlessly play with chords throughout the lockdown in 2020.”
The album brings again singles “Spacetime” with NEVVE, “Gassed Up” with Zeds Lifeless and Flowdan, in addition to fan-favorite “Griztronics II” with Griz. Different standouts on the album embody “Take Flight VIP” with Sullivan King and “Into Items” with Grabbitz, whose vocals and contributions by no means appear to overlook the mark. There’s additionally “FUNcKED” which lets Subtronics discover a bouncier facet of bass music.
Take a look at the complete album beneath. Along with the discharge of FRACTALS, Subtronics embarks on his large 53-date tour throughout North America starting January 14 in Seattle — full dates and tickets right here.
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