The nature of electronic music isn’t meant to be talked about: Electronic Octopus – My Nightmail #idm #glitch #electronic

Here’s a whimsical track sent for review but including a sample (I know not from whom*) saying “I don’t think it’s the nature of electronic music that it’s meant to be talked about.” I’m going to write anyway. Electronic Octopus (Tom Vergouwen) from the Netherlands is the artist. My Nightmail is the track. It’s pitched as an ode to D&B and Braindance. It’s a quirky hommage to Aphex Twin and Squarepusher. It mixes lofi drum and bass beats with some synth pop, bleeps, bloops and samples to produce a delightful tune of joyful inventiveness. The track title comes from the warped use of the classic 1936 W H Auden poem Night Mail, with its “letters for the rich, letters for the poor.” lines.

Night Mail film (Lego version)

* And now I do, through a couple of generous commenters who identified that it was Aphex Twin (Richard D James) in the sample from this TV interview

~ by acidted on September 20, 2019.

3 Responses to “The nature of electronic music isn’t meant to be talked about: Electronic Octopus – My Nightmail #idm #glitch #electronic”

  1. richard d james said it in an interview on TV

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