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Ford & Lopatin

Channel Pressure

June 7, 2011 Software
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Channel Pressure is the full length debut from Brooklyn-based production duo Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) and Joel Ford (Tigercity), formerly known as Games. Improvised sessions were instead recorded over 3 months at Mexican Summer’s headquarters and synthesizer legend Jan Hammer’s home studio in upstate NYC. The recordings of these were then spliced, sampled and reconstructed, growing unexpectedly into an imaginary soundtrack for the adventure of Joey Rogers, a kid who gets brainwashed by a gigantic television.Talent was enlisted from childhood pal Al Carlson for engineering, Prefuse 73 for mixing, and guest vocals from friends Autre Ne Veut and Jeff Gitelman of Stepkids. The result is a pristine presentation of chaotic material; layers of glitch, Krautrock, synthpop, ambient, prog-fusion and hardware shredding melded into just 14 tracks of multi-focus post-pop edits. Channel Pressure will be the first release from Software, Ford & Lopatin’s new label imprint on Mexican Summer, and is available NOW.

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Channel Pressure is the full length debut from Brooklyn-based production duo Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) and Joel Ford (Tigercity), formerly known as Games. Improvised sessions were instead recorded over 3 months at Mexican Summer’s headquarters and synthesizer legend Jan Hammer’s home studio in upstate NYC. The recordings of these were then spliced, sampled and reconstructed, growing unexpectedly into an imaginary soundtrack for the adventure of Joey Rogers, a kid who gets brainwashed by a gigantic television.Talent was enlisted from childhood pal Al Carlson for engineering, Prefuse 73 for mixing, and guest vocals from friends Autre Ne Veut and Jeff Gitelman of Stepkids. The result is a pristine presentation of chaotic material; layers of glitch, Krautrock, synthpop, ambient, prog-fusion and hardware shredding melded into just 14 tracks of multi-focus post-pop edits. Channel Pressure will be the first release from Software, Ford & Lopatin’s new label imprint on Mexican Summer, and is available NOW.

1 Scumsoft  
2 Channel Pressure  
3 Emergency Room PLAY  
4 Rock Center Paranoia  
5 Too Much MIDI (Please Forgive Me)  
6 New Planet  
7 The Voices  
8 Joey Rogers  
9 Dead Jammer  
10 Break Inside  
11 I Surrender  
12 Green Fields  
13 World Of Regret  
14 G's Dream  

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