electrocd

Billet

Utility Fog

Peter Hollo, FBi Radio, 21 novembre 2021
lundi 22 novembre 2021 Presse

[…] Montréal composer Louis Dufort has been a force in acousmatic music since the 1990s. It’s fascinating to hear the way the more recent electronic music of “the academy” ingests and de-contextualises the electronic music of the dancefloor in its own way. Via empreintes DIGITALes, Into the Forest collects works from Dufort from the last five years inspired by walks in the mountains and forests of Canada, and renders the experience of nature - its pleasures, comforts, and horrors and majesty - through highly artificial means, recalling (in its own way) the bass-heavy distorted electronics of Vladislav Delay’s recent Rakka duology. On this particular 10-minute track [Into the forest my wounded arms wide open], fast-paced glitchy stereophonic electronic beats compete with digitized field recordings and synth pads; elsewhere sub-bass drops accentuate static-filled landscapes. I can only imagine how experiencing these works in surround sound in large soundsystems would inspire the kind of awe they are themselves inspired by. […]

… imagine how experiencing these works in surround sound in large soundsystems would inspire the kind of awe…