This is Ketsa, a Londoner Dominic Giam who produces rather fine electronica for the more classical ear, mixing jazz influences with rolling beats and all round glitch-iness that is not a million miles off Four Tet, Funki Porcini, and Minotaur Shock.
There is a distinct purity to this exotic multi-dimensional sound, which is presented with effortless clarity. He does not hide behind anything; the ideas and sounds are raw, but expertly mixed and delivered with style.
Staggered piano loops over catchy breakbeat There’s a confidence and crispness to the meshing of genres at play here that marks out the Londoner as a name to look out for. The artwork by Cambodian artist Dina Chhan is equally impressive.
One of my favourite independent electronic musicians… Dominic Giam aka Ketsa has a new album coming out soon and I was privileged to get a preview copy from my friend Warren over at Invisible Agent… in short: it is an utterly delightful expression of the cosmopolitan plurality of now… and I love it. I am […]
Al Kemet is the soundtrack of an imagined cosmopolitan existence where dividing lines are replaced by charcoal smudges and barriers dissolve like chalk drawings on a path washed away by a summer’s rain.
What is the Netlabel Tracker? The netlabel tracker contains reviews and recommendation of quality netlabels that are active and innovative. I’m wish to spread the reviews across as many genres as possible. Why do I post Netlabel reviews? Discovering great new music is gratifying, but some days the thought of scouring the web for freshly […]
21 of the best Eomac tracks from the last three years The very talented Eomac who released his mnk EP on Invisible Agent just a few months ago has compiled 21 of his unreleased tracks. Unreleased in this instance means they were queued up for release on a number of labels but for various reasons […]
‘Inside the pinnacle’, an art installation by Warren Daly and Dina Chhan With a diverse set of topics delivered by highly entertaining speakers and almost 600 people in attendance, this years TEDx Phnom Penh was a great success. This years theme was all about inspiration. Inside the pinnacle A number of months ago we were […]
Starting out with some bass heavy goodness, easing into some more laid back 4/4 grooves with a vocal driven track by Mr Bitterness and then more melodic, minimal techno influenced numbers. All the tracks are Netlabel releases.