optimo trax reaches no. 33, the final number in the series (although reserving the right to return at some point). the last release is a 3 track ep from montrealís solitary dancer that ends the labelís run with a distinctly non 4/4 feel. we asked solitary dancer to say a few words about this ep to which they responded with
- -recordings inspired by archetypes existing within a hypothetical matriarchal society and how that may pertain to our present day reality.Ē
following their eponymously titled 2016 arrival on midlands graded imprint, as well as a recent followup on dark entries, solitary dancer return to the label on which they made their debut. once again, this three-track 12inch blends electro, ambient, and acid to superb, undeniably modern effect. with a running time of nearly 12-minutes, the title track transmitting to heaven is an ambitiously sweeping cut that subtly moves through its various shades, from electro and acid, to strobe-lit 90s rave. the b-side kicks off with birth of saturn, built around an arpeggiating synth that shifts and morphs throughout the track as the intensity ascends. the 12inch closes off with Ďat the end of the corridor of love, a lossí, a slow burning ambient piece that is as sombre as it is cinematic.
dark entries is honored to release dualism , the sophomore e.p. from contemporary montreal-based duo, solitary dancer. they released an eponymously titled debut e.p. on midland s label graded in late 2016 after their track
for its fourth release, harry agius aka midlands graded label has signed its first new act in the form of montreal-based solitary dancer. with desire & apathy being instantly familiar to anyone who heard midlands essential mix earlier this year, this eponymously titled release marks the debut of solitary dancer, as well as agius second time stepping into the role of label a&r following hubie davidsons appearance on gradeds regraded sub-label last year.