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LISTEN: New Factory Floor
Luke Turner , July 31st, 2013 14:05

'Turn It Up' now streaming

Earlier today, we printed an epic interview wherein John Doran spent a few hours chatting to Factory Floor about their forthcoming ace debut album - read it here. This evening, we're pleased to present a brand new unheard song from the LP. Called 'Turn It Up', it is streaming via Soundcloud above. Speaking about the lyrics on the track, and the album in general, Nik Void said " It might be a thing of my personality that I don't want to have the focus on me, and I kind of have this idea that when there are people interested in what I'm doing or creating, then I don't want to take up their time with self-indulgence. The importance of what we do, for us, is people having their own experiences through our music and losing themselves. So the vocals had to take a different form and not be from a self-interested perspective.

"This meant that the vocals and the lyrics became very simplified, and they were gauged by what that word or phrase sounded like, and how they worked split up into sounds and sections. I would split them up into bits - which is what I was doing with my guitar, I'd been sampling the feedback, cutting the beginnings and ends off in the recording process, so they would sound more like samples. And I kind of did the same with words to a certain degree. And some of them aren't even words, I have to admit [laughs]. I can't really work out what I'm saying. But a lot of it is simple, and the title of the tracks are very simple, like 'Turn It Up'. It's going back to basics, to instincts." Factory Floor's debut album is released by DFA on September 9th.

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