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Envisioning Abstraction: the Duality of FluiD (ALRN008)

by FluiD

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‘Envisioning Abstraction: the Duality of FluiD’ (ALRN008) is the first full-length release from Kansas City based musician/producer FluiD. The ten-track CD moves from Dub to Metal, Hip-Hop to Noisecore all the while destroying the restrictions that genrification imposes. Think Scorn, The Bug, Massive Attack, Dalek and Techno Animal. Relentlessly touring the US, FluiD has performed everywhere from art galleries to concert halls. 'Envisioning Abstraction: the Duality of FluiD' is the culmination of years spent developing, refining and distilling the unique sonic voice that is FluiD.

"...Duality provides yet another challenge to the listener’s musical boundaries..." (Foxy Digitalis, 2011)

"...For the ten tracks gathered here, FluiD sets his sights firmly on the harder edged, post-industrial end of the instrumental hiphop spectrum, resulting in a distinctly moody collection that manages to deftly balance a sense of deep dubby swagger with the sorts of poisoned, steel-plated beats you’d expect from Techno Animal or Scorn."
(Cyclic Defrost, 2011)

".. Now this is something I can get behind: a diabolical mix of hip-hop, noise, and metal that's heavy on beats inspired by Massive Attack circa MEZZANINE (still my vote for the best trip-hop album ever, with the best beats), ambient weirdness akin to the dubbed-out cyclone of death tearing through Scorn's first album, and liberal doses of pure noise. Industrial music and hip-hop seems like an unlikely sonic marriage, but in FluiD's hands they work together really well."
(One True Dead Angel, 2011)

"... Dark industrial hip-hop beats and soundscapes that paint a far from idyllic picture of the underground."
(Subba-Cultcha, 2011)


released February 1, 2011



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