Brooklyn producer Eaves has shared an unstable new track, "Dragliner," off his forthcoming debut album Verloren on NYC imprint PTP. Emphasizing a distorted, fragmented approach to arrangement, the work sounds like an exposed bundle of nerves, or a gestation process held in writhing arrest. Either way, its snaking tremors seem to express a kind of elemental discontent.
The producer gave THUMP some backstory for the track via email. "'Dragliner' is all about metamorphosis to me," he said. "A dragliner is a massive machine used in construction projects for excavation and mining. In terms of the track, the sounds are very terrestrial—they feel rocky, almost like a reference to digging up ground, but not necessarily that of Earth. I like to think of it as a soundtrack for excavating the ground on Mars or the moon, breaking up the rock to construct multi-planetary human outposts."
Verloren will be released on digital formats that same day, December 2. It will be available on vinyl in January, exact date to be determined.
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