Pixelord – Iron and Cream EP (LSR001)
A1) Iron and Cream (4:30)
A2) Cycloferon (3:54)
B1) Radiozilla (03:30)
B2) In the Mine (4:34)
Format: Double sided 12″ vinyl, packaged in a colour coded glossy inner sleeve inside a matt finish full-colour standard outer sleeve with custom die-cuting.
Also available as high quality download in all popular digital stores.
B2 “In the Mind” taken off LSR001, to be released 8th August 2011 on Leisure System Records.
After releases on Error Broadcast and Car Crash Set, the Muscovite Pixelord (aka Alexey Devyanin) debuts on the label’s first 12″ with four tracks that show off his multifarious skills as a producer. While the first track, “Iron and Cream”, takes it into a Deadboy’esque world of vocal fragments and a floating garage-house beat, the second track is a curtsey both to uplifting hip hop and playful 8-bit sounds, two of the main influences in Pixelord’s work.
The b-side of the 12″ turns things around: “Radiozilla” lies somewhere between the organic off-beats of the Brainfeeder crew, but garnished with cowbell, a pulsating bassline, and glimmering nu-school synths. “In the mine” closes the EP in a careful and nearly timid way, generating a dense and brittle atmosphere with it’s future garage references. It’s enigmatic sound-design and emotive and distant melody, travel around the listeners mind and create the perfect soundtrack for late-night romance and early-morning recovery on the dance-floor.
Leisure System Record’s first release is a clear statement about the label’s simple, but nonetheless distinct commitment: To be a platform for timeless dance music in the folds of house, techno and electronica, disregarding media-hype and genre borders. Music that is thrilling and soulful.