Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Joshua Treble - Cold Filthy Techniques To Keep You Close

Rewinding. This is my first full length non cd-r release from
2001 with additional production and mastering by Accelera Deck.

1 Rewind
2 All We Ever Flaunted
3 Confess This Mess
4 Mammal Resource
5 Concourse A
6 Darling Fortress
7 Sentiment Is Piss
8 Falling
9 Function
10 Batch 5754
11 No1besidesmyself
12 Coldfilthyblue
13 Pale Fiction
14 Notimetoread


"The finest release on the label to date, Pitchcadet return in
a blaze of originality with this fantastic full length from
Joshua Treble. The scene is set perfectly with the opening
‘Rewind’ - 60 seconds in comforting slivers of reverbed accoustic
guitar that form like a ghostly apparition, before ‘All we ever
flaunted’ slips in – a full bodied display of treated guitars and
backward edits, once again bringing to mind the revered Fennesz
circa ‘Plays’. ‘Confess This Mess’ finds us in more familiar
Pitchcadet territory – crushing broken beats and a waterfall of
warmth, the accoustic interjecting to sound like a more ethereal
Casino Versus Japan. The rest of the album is judged to perfection
– an interplay between developed electronic fractures and delicate
accoustic flows, doing so with remarkable aptitude : one minute
crystalising into the metalic decimated hip hop of ‘Batchi 5754’,
the next releasing catharsis lows with the warm accoustic washes of
‘Sentiment is Piss’. Highly recommended indeed." (Boomkat)

"Joshua Treble is one Tony Boggs, Cincinnati's most promising
electronic music composer in the IDM and electronica genres.
With the 2 excellent e.p. releases 'Parasol' and most recently
'Opposites Contract' on the online label, Joshua Treble
now releases his first full-length album on the celebrated
Pitchcadet label, home to such innovative electronic acts as
M-tec, Jetone (Tim Hecker), Jake Mandell, Accelera Deck,
Datathief, and Bauri. The new album 'Cold Filthy Techniques to
Keep You Close' will introduce his fans and potential audiences
to Tony's uncanny ability to compose well-planned and carefully
executed musical compositions. Building on a solid foundation of
calculating beats, multiple layers of effects and tones, as well
as lovely hidden melodies and sharp percussion, this new album
will most certainly place Joshua Treble in the minds of
intelligent dance music purveyors around the globe. Comparable
perhaps to Scott Herren projects like Savath+Savalas and
Delarosa+Asora, and perhaps even Accelera Deck, Joshua Treble
takes his sound a few steps further by developing strong
atmospheres, addictive beats, and layer upon layer of lovely
melodies paired with surgically placed moments of glitch. This
is a wonderful headphone album, mesmerizing and addictive, with
so many intriguing sounds, moods, and patterns presented throughout
this release, the listener may prefer this environment so as not to
miss anything. Like an audio architect, Boggs develops each song
with careful precision and masterful control, opening a door to an
auditory kaleidoscope of sounds, but still leaving ample room for l
istener accessibility. Clever, inventive, and virtually indescribable,
'Cold Filthy Techniques to Keep You Close' is a profound and
imaginative exploration into the many wondrous caverns of electronic
music." (Synctank/

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