#LUCKY #BOY - EP by RIVER YARRA

SKU104501
ArtistRIVER YARRA
Title#LUCKY #BOY - EP
LabelANTINOTE
Catalog #ATN 043
Genre
ReleaseWeek 28 - 2018 Week - 2018
FormatVinyl - EU12''
Exclusive
€ 13,99incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Aorsom Wislhs
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/#/104501_lucky_boy_-_ep/1_aorsom_wislhs.mp3
  2. Respiration Alternee (avec Elen Huynh)
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/#/104501_lucky_boy_-_ep/2_respiration_alternee_avec_elen_huynh.mp3
  3. Sli Ggogg
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/#/104501_lucky_boy_-_ep/3_sli_ggogg.mp3
  4. Space Gekko
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/#/104501_lucky_boy_-_ep/4_space_gekko.mp3

Description

At least, we might accurately call it “music from social medias”, as it sometimes feel it’s been generated by a possessed creative algorithm. Starting with the opening track, Aorsom Wislhs (whose name must have been given by a deficient Messenger chat bot), one might feel disoriented by the extremely weird and wonky lead
melody. The melody of Sli Ggogg (sic) – the slow jam opening the flip side – is equally uneven; add to this the unsettling (slightly) human-sounding voice and you’re in for a trip to the Uncanny Valley.

But there’s a sense of non-human randomness infusing all of these four songs. Take the intensely mesmerizing Respiration Alternée with Elen Huynh, for example: there’s a high probability that its lyrics come from some random meditation tutorial found on YouTube, translated into French by an anxious Google Translate bot, eager
to bring some (cheap?) spirituality to IRL dancefloors.

With this debut EP, the Ozzie producer succeeds in rounding up disparate & dubious elements together in a serious way without departing from a non-serious attitude - the record even rounds off with a very “put your hands in the air” moment with Space Gekko’s ravey sirens. “Music to party on the River Yarra to” (just Google it).