"Ann River, Mn" is the second single from Dorian's Concept's stunning second album, Joined Ends. preceding single "Draft Culture" constituted the visceral, dancefloor oriented, bleeding-edge bass music that made the young Austrian producer's name, then "Ann River, Mn" widens the vista.
Perhaps the perfect encapsulation of Joined Ends' visionary sound - colourful enough to stir up synesthesia in non-sufferers - the song conjures the sense of wonder normally reserved for natural spectacles. A driving, urgently repeated phrase underpins the song, propelling synths that grow in emotive intensity, and vocals by Dorian himself; weaved into the music in a way that's as textural as it is melodic. A perfect entry point to Joined Ends, "Ann River, Mn" drags you in like an audible whirlpool.
1. The Sky Opposite
2. Ann River, Mn
4. Clap Track 4
5. Draft Culture
7. Nest Nest
8. The Few
10. Do, Undo, Redo
12. Tried (Now Tired)
Sat 30 Aug @ Electric Picnic, Co. Laois, Ireland (solo) -
Sat 4 Oct @ ROBOT Festival, Bologna, Italy (3 piece) -
Mon 26 Oct @ Uber Jazz, Hamburg, Germany (3 piece) -
Sat 15 Nov @ KOKO, London, UK (3 piece) -
Full tour dates to be announced...