Elefantasy – Drench – Audio

Elefantasy is an alt-rock quartet from England.



I apologise, once again, for being late to getting to a feature as it was at the start of this month I was alerted to the EP Spitcoin, which was released last week.

A five track EP of retrospective atmosphere with each song on the approximately eighteen minutes release offering a different perspective on life around and a band I look forward to hearing much more of over the coming years.

By way of an introduction – the opening song on the EP – Drench – and longer stay readers will understand completely why this is my pick of the release with the Blondie – Union City Blues – chord progressions opening.

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Samuel Organ – Y – EP review

Thanks to Robbie for yet another review.

This is a look at Y, the latest solo release from multi-instrumentalist Samuel Organ, best known for his work with the genre-defying Brighton (England)  group The Physics House Band. Unlike the largely chaotic output of the latter, this EP is a collection of laid-back electronic tracks all with unique personalities.

Samuel Organ

Samuel Organ

Y begins with Drench, which is for me the stand out track of the collection. The lazy, hip-hop groove and angelic synth pads make the song reminiscent of classic trance music, like the sonic embodiment of that post-euphoric rush after an eventful night out.

Next up is Slowww, which uses a series of sampled noises to create a dirty, industrial rhythm while various synths provide a really pretty melody throughout its short time span.

Finally there’s E/\/\ER/\LD, the (somewhat) hipster title for another slice of scuzzy electronica, at once clean and bright yet pleasingly jumbled and dirty.

Y weighs in at around the ten minute mark which left me wanting more, though there are two more Samuel Organ EPs to dig your teeth into. According to the artist there is an album in the works, in the meantime check out more of his work and everything by The Physics House Band as there’s a lot to explore and appreciate.

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