Ahu
TO: LOVE
12" Vinyl NL
One Handed Music / Hand12008

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Paul White produced creepy lushness from Ahu (Dolly / Flying Lotus). backed with a typically fantastic remix from Dimlite (Now Again) ....Long tipped as a vocalist to watch. Ahu steps softly from the shadows of her lauded guest appearances to deliver To:Love.
It’s a captivating performance from the Turkish singer whose unique style might be found somewhere between traditional soul and the studied remove of the likes of Broadcast’s Trish Keenan. If there’s poignancy in her delivery, there is hope in the lyrics: it’s a song about the calm and freedom felt by lovers after they split. Her long-time friend and musical ally Paul White provides the subtle, ever-shifting backdrop, a nuanced electronic counterpoint to the more organic psychedelia of his recent …and the Purple Brain LP.

Things take a dramatic turn on the b-side as Dimlite focuses on the tumult that precedes the post-break up relief, letting harpsichord fly into ravaged drum breaks and squalling synths before slamming the door for the very last time. It’s undeniably odd, utterly fascinating, and further evidence that this Swiss wunderkind is a very special talent.
(added: 2010-09-27 12:15:11 )
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pos. 68
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29.09.2010