Repeated listens to B will present some kind of infusion of pressing atmospheric sounds, driving, nominal clicks and beats.
Like Goem or early Panasonic, i8u’s music sculpts carefully shuddering rhythms out of the clash of waveforms and undulating bass tones.
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Montreal-based i8u’s second release marks a departure from the her purely noise textured debut album. This time around, her music focuses on the development of rhythmic electronic structures.
After an impressive solo debut (released last year on Multimedias Pandora), after having collaborated with the likes of David Kristian and Martin Tétrault, and having overwhelmed audiences at the inaugural night at this year’s MUTEK festival in Montréal,
In accordance to the letter of the alphabet, B is Montreal electronic artist i8u’s second album. The fact that it was released on Bake records, a label distributed by Staalplaat, gives clear indication as to what path this music explores