Walton - PRAYING MANTIS / KOTO RIDDIM

Walton
PRAYING MANTIS / KOTO RIDDIM
12" Vinyl UK
Tectonic / TEC099

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* Walton drops his third instalment on Tectonic in fine style. calling upon Japanese influences to create a truly unique sonic across both tracks in the release. Asian instrumentation meets directly head to head with the cutting edge sounds of a UK grime-techno axis to great effect. * ‘Praying Mantis’ captures all the charm of a fine Japanese watercolour painting by means of some spectacular midi-harp programming. Hi-hats and detailed percussion set a shuffling pace. building the mood up before a beautiful harp section unfolds and takes over. expertly programmed by Walton to sound as if a master harpist had stepped into the room! As drums and bass join the party we have all the makings of a low-slung grimey masterpiece. both soothing and energising in a perfect zen balance. * Flip then for ‘Koto Riddim’ which again brings Japanese influences to the forefront of the track. Walton programs classic sounding Japanese percussion sounds along with grunting vocal cuts and a charming flutebased melody. As the track drops. it switches into a more familiar. grime-based palette of sounds. deftly arranged for most dangerous impac
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Chart Position
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pos. 137
peak pos. 15
VÖ:
19.12.2017

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