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300 copies on 7“ from Boomkat Editions. Debut release from Elysia Crampton. Two very different, but equally evocative tracks, Moth featuring a fantastic monologue Money Allah backed by sweeping airy synthesis. Lake, meanwhile is a slowed African rhythm filled with sampling references to early slavery and religious texts.


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Moth / Lake by Elysia Crampton
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8 people love this record. Be the 9th!
8/10 Jim Staff review, 19 May 2015

Elysia Crampton is a half-Latina, transgender artist currently based in rural Virginia. She has a pretty unique take on the complexities of American history and identity that she has been exploring in her Shenandoah concept series; of which this single is the first installment. Matching both the density of her subject-matter and the luscious, hyper-vivid image adorning the cover, the two tracks here are rich in texture, atmosphere and the subtle (sub)cultural connections running through them.

Side A features a hallucinatory, quasi-religious narrative performed by vocalist Money Allah set against dramatically toothsome synths that twist and sweep exultingly. Side B puts a melancholy synth riff that reminds me of a less heavy 'Che' by Suicide against some amazingly atmospheric and rhythmical cricket/frog sounds. This is all tied together with a satisfyingly meaty and infectious electronic latin rhythm. As the track works its groove into a hypnotic peak, the hiss from the field recordings is gradually filtered to the fore- evoking that sense of losing yourself before fading out on some strange, slightly disturbing rustlings in the distance.  


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