Autechre

Peel Session

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Recorded in late 1995, this three-song release nicely showcases Autechre's talent for mixing quiet hooks with aggressive, experimental production. "Milk DX" starts with the shuffling, stuttering mechanical rhythms for which the duo became ever more known, with off-kilter and unexpected sound stabs leaping in and around the gentle melody and a curious, unintelligible vocal line which fades after a few minutes. "Inhake 2" lays down an even more frazzled rhythm, partially composed of half-seconds of static and hiss as well as electro-robot vocals, as a bed for another simple, soft keyboard part. "Drone" has a punchy drum start, but four minutes in, it begins to match its title with a series of distorted, heavily produced drones and sounds, while constantly changing loop frequencies come to the fore. Peel Sessions is not their best release, but it is still quite noteworthy.

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Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
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6:04 SpotifyAmazon
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8:36 SpotifyAmazon
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10:48 SpotifyAmazon
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