Xanopticon - The Silver Key EP (2007) [FLAC]

Xanopticon - The Silver Key EP (2007) [FLAC]

A Lockjaw
B1 Stable Fire
B2 Forgotten Language


admin - 10 years 2 months ago

This is probably the most DJ-friendly Xanopticon release you'll find and it is probably the most accessible if you've never checked out his material and want a good starting point.
His tracks usually consist of very fast, microscopic snippets bordering on what some people are calling splittercore.
But the flavor here is glitched out drum and bass. My pick of the record is Lockjaw, a slow building, 9 minute punisher that doesn't immediately make itself appear to be a dancefloor cut.
But, sure enough, like one of those magic eye posters, pay attention long enough and it will start to make sense. No generic steppy beats here, just pulses of bass and glitchy noises where you would expect snare hits.
It's long enough to weave it in and out of the mix and dynamic enough that it doesn't get boring.