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LISTEN: Holly Herndon (NHK Remix)
The Quietus , January 23rd, 2013 13:00

Kouhei Matsunaga takes his hi-res shears to Holly Herndon's 'Fade', plus Herndon set to play in London with Hieroglyphic Being in March

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Holly Herdon's Movement was a late gem of an album from last year, which found her exploring the interface between the human body and her computer by processing her own voice into harsh dark ambient and glitch-ridden techno. She spoke to the Quietus in-depth about the making of the album and her other projects recently - you can read the full interview here.

Now Kouhei Matsunaga, aka NHK'Koyxen, has remixed one of the album's most recognisably techno-structured tracks, 'Fade', and you can listen to the results below. It's a neat match: Matsunaga's two Dance Classics records on PAN last year offered similarly idiosyncratic and chrome-plated views of dance music as Movement, and here he spins the original's synth stabs and wordless vocals into a deadly whirl of razor-edged glass. The track is available to buy digitally from the RVNG Intl Bandcamp page.

Herndon is set to play London's Cafe Oto on Saturday 2nd February. That show is now sold out, but she has just announced that she will be joining Hieroglyphic Being - with whom she has recently been collaborating - at London's Basing House on 23rd March for what promises to be an excellent and abrasive evening's worth of club action. For more information and tickets, click here.

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