Haraket – Taint (Djrum Remix)


Something new, low and smoky on Chris Coco’s Melodica label. A remix of a track from Haraket’s debut single by Djrum.

The blurb talks about post dubstep Underworld or A Certain Ratio. The closer comparison, which presumably they’re deliberately avoiding, is Portishead. This is that brand of beautiful but moody, downbeat music in which Portishead’s first album reveled. This is a really lovely start to a career.

If you liked that try the unmastered version of Taint / Ublisch. Another quality downbeat track.

Blurb: Introducing Haraket, a 5 piece from South London who are set to release their debut 12″ / digital single on Melodica Recordings this Spring. The band emerged from the creative chaos of school and college bands in and around Peckham that have already given the world King Krule. This is the first in a series of releases with Melodica Recordings, with an album due next year. Haraket fuse wall-of-sound dynamics with often delicate source material, moody electronics, programmed beats and effected vocal lines. Think a post dubstep version of early Underworld or A Certain Ratio reinvented by the new digital century. ‘Taint’ / ‘Attgo’ showcases the young band’s keen ear for contrast, sensuous tonal material and high drama, something that is reflected ten-fold in their live shows. Djrum follows on from his accomplished work on 2nd Drop records with a captivating take on ‘Taint’,  morphing it into something special. It’s moody and dark, sounding like the soundtrack of a film Noir with Hardiman’s vocals appearing in a new, smoky light.

~ by acidted on April 26, 2013.

One Response to “Haraket – Taint (Djrum Remix)”

  1. […] nice. You might remember that back in the Spring we had the debut release from Haraket (‘movement’ in Turkish) a 5-piece outfit from South London. Here’s some […]

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