The enigmatic creator known as Left/Right has emerged from the shadows once more with the new EP Bloom on Insomniac Records' underground label imprint IN/ROTATION. The three-track offering ("Bloom," "Fall," "Burn") is an eclectic exploration of the sonic corners of bass music. Organic tones and a crisp, driving bass line hallmark the ethereal "Fall," premiering today with EARMILK.
The slow build of glimmering strength present in "Fall" immediately piqued my interest, and I've frequently found myself getting lost in the many layers comprising the impactful release since. Haunting vocals and an otherworldly astral tone provide the perfect backdrop for contemplative introspection. It's the type of track that endears itself it you more and more upon subsequent listens as you umask its hidden audible gems. Left/Right's intriguing, meandering sound design ensnares the listener with breathy vocal samples, a soulful downbeat, and orchestral organ-like synths building up to an all-encompassing drop. It's visceral, and beautiful.
Chris Lund, the mastermind behind Left/Right, has the chops to match his elevated sounds, with degrees in both music composition and audio engineering. The artist wears many hats as DJ, producer, promoter, professor, artist/A&R for Stanton Warriors' label PUNKS, and his own imprint/brand, BRØKEN. The impassioned creator has graced the decks at London's Fabric, Burning Man, SXSW, and Glastonbury, and received widespread support from an eclectic roster of impressive names including Oliver Heldens, Mr. Carmack, Zeds Dead, Wuki, and My Nu Leng. Left/Right is poised to reach the stratosphere in 2018.
Get lost in Bloom below.