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Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory: Elements Of Light (CD, Rough Trade, January 2013)

I should start by saying that my response to this record is more than normally subjective. I was lucky enough to see this performed at last year’s Today’s Art festival. It was one of those concerts where the music is enhanced by the physicality of the performance, and the two become inseparable in my mind. […]

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Pantha Du Prince: Black Noise (CD, Rough Trade, February 2010)

This record pairs the most laid-back shuffling techno beats to some delicately pretty melodies, with an emphasis on the chiming sounds of bells, vibraphones, steel drums, and the like. At times it risks being just too sophisticated for my taste, a bit too late night cocktail bar, but for the most part it reins it […]