by Kyle Taylor |
While Mr. Sampson has kept our ears at least somewhat hydrated through a spurt of singles and remixes, it’s been some time since an official, full release from the Philadelphia duo. Well today, after months of anticipation, the duo unveiled their newest creation: The Gathering Storm EP.
The EP once again gives electronic music a jolt of new life. It sparks ideas running from soul, to hip-hop, jazz, funk, bass music, and beyond, bravely igniting them into a single flame of audible energy. With a constant effort of incorporating classical and organic instruments, lead producer Joe Haederle easily keeps those elements alive, even a mist a cloud of hip-hop breaks, synthesizer layering, and some seriously commendable disc jockeying.
It’s clear why Mr. Sampson chose to keep these songs from the public until now; as a full release, the EP operates as an album should, purely cohesively. Each tracks flows evenly into the next, carrying listeners through various ebbs and flows of thoughtful production.
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