Watch: Beat Music Brings Out the Beasts in New Vids from Take and Glitch Mob
Taka, a.k.a. Sweatson Klank
The former released his excellent new album, Only Mountain, on Alpha Pup this week. The record hearkens back to a time when Boards of Canada and Squarepusher were buzzing up-and-comers, even as it modernizes that sound for a new generation.
The latter have a full-length debut due out May 25 on their own Glass Air Records. Drink the Sea will no doubt be the stuff this band is made of: big bass, big beats, big synths and big texture.
And though the two are no longer labelmates, and probably won't share a bill at Low End Theory any time soon (A-Pup owner Daddy Kev books the influential electronic club), their paths continue to converge in weird ways.
For instance: They've both discovered strange beasts hitherto believed to be of a purely mythical nature in the woodlands of Southern California.
While Take's new single "Incredibright" appears to have a Pied Piper-like effect on the elusive cable-snake (see below), it appears that Glitch Mob's outsize beats are able to summon the most famous of outsize beasts: Bigfoot.
The music video for "Incredibright," by Take:
"Southern California Bigfoot Sighting" by
hikers the Glitch Mob.
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