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LISTEN: Vessel - 'Court Of Lions'
Rory Gibb , July 11th, 2012 10:02

Debut album Order Of Noise for release in September

Vessel, Bristolian producer and member of the Young Echo collective, has announced the release of his debut album through Tri Angle on September 24th. Entitled Order Of Noise, it follows on from a series of releases through Left_Blank, Immerse and A Future Without that have charted his development into a producer of rather extraordinary, gritty techno and house. The first track to be taken from the album, 'Court Of Lions', is available for your listening pleasure below, and it's a lovely bit of work, slowly grinding into action before taking off in a wash of stringy synths. It bodes well indeed for the album.

In an interview with the Quietus last year, accompanied by an excellent mix, Vessel - aka Seb Gainsborough - shed some light on the attitudes behind his approach to music. Rather than sticking rigidly to any one genre, his interest - and that of his friends in the Young Echo collective - is in tracing the zones between identifiable sounds. It's led to some impressive results so far, both from Gainsborough and the rest of the collective.

"It's really interesting, cycles of technology, [changes in] peoples' ears and what they like to listen to,” said Gainsborough at the time. “They spend all this time on the digital revolution and making things perfect, getting everything louder and louder, and then go 'No, it's too loud, it's too bright, it's too nice, we need some shit in it again' ... I really like things, especially electronic music, that sound really greyscale and murky." If 'Court Of Lions' is anything to go by, these same concerns that informed his earlier music will be more thoroughly explored across the full-length.

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