FOAM by ULLA

SKU126534
ArtistULLA
TitleFOAM
Label3XL
Catalog #3XL 05
Genre
ReleaseW 47 - 2022
FormatVinyl - UKLP
 € 32,50 incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. song
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/01_ulla_song.mp3
  2. gloss
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/02_ulla_gloss.mp3
  3. popping out
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/03_ulla_popping_out.mp3
  4. marina
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/04_ulla_marina.mp3
  5. creepy girl
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/05_ulla_creepy_girl.mp3
  6. sad face
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/06_ulla_sad_face.mp3
  7. indoor type
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/07_ulla_indoor_type.mp3
  8. blush
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/08_ulla_blush.mp3
  9. for your love
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/09_ulla_for_your_love.mp3
  10. scrubby
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/10_ulla_scrubby.mp3
  11. 11
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/11_ulla_11.mp3
  12. egg
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/12_ulla_egg.mp3
  13. macys
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/13_ulla_macys.mp3
  14. foam angel
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/3/3xl_05_foam/14_ulla_foam_angel.mp3

Description

In stock this Thursday! Those who preordered, do not have to do so again - we will contact you when we have stock!

Ulla returns with ‘Foam’, a surprise new album unlocking variants of ambient pop and looped jazz/dub styles coiled inside a glitched matrix that reminds us of Huerco S’ ‘Plonk’ as well as Ekkehard Ehlers fractal treatments

Responsible for one of contemporary ambient’s finest breadcrumb trails in recent years, Ulla leads on from an acclaimed run of albums toward a more filigree style on ‘Foam’. Deploying fragmented morsels resembling glass-cast confectionary with a burbling vernacular, these ephemeral new works dissolve into supine, shoe-gauzy and jazzed bliss that’s best compared with Jan Jelinek’s efforts in this dream-staged arena, the subs x piano minimalism of Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto’s revered collabs, as well as the memory-frothed echo of claire rousay and Co La’s fractal baubles. Aye, it’s a sound close to our hearts and one weft with a certain sort of magic that sparkles on the nerves and imagination with delicacy.

Intending it to “feel like a keychain”, the album follows a logic that’s almost algorithmic with its haphazard mutations, but which ultimately displays a more human pulse on pieces like ‘foam angel’, weaving forlorn brass around jazz samples and Ulla’s disjointed voice murmuring unintelligibly like some cyborg liz frazer speaking into the sublime.

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