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 - Broadcast
02 :00
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 - Kalapuyan
02 :00
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 - nxbound
02 :00
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 - Kjolle
02 :00
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 - Rservoir
02 :00
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 - Kpalaga
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 - Kaltrees
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 - Density
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ARTIST
TITLE
Kalaatsakia
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
BK 025CD BK 025CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
6/2/2017

The latest transmission from the world of Gunnar Haslam, Kalaatsakia wildly sprawls across the intersections of techno and more abstract sounds to take the listener on a wide-ranging journey from the subterranean to the coastal, from blown-out dub tones through fractured rhythms. An incredible work that is not easy to pigeonhole, Kalaatsakia is a full-length album that navigates and sketches landscapes where new languages are created from old, dead ones to emerge as the lingua franca of interconnected immersive zones. Haslam is an avid home listener of dub, dancehall, and calypso, and that influence is quickly felt as Kalaatsakia launches with a tight electro snap and dubwise crash. Kalaatsakia advances and retreats seasonally, tightening up for the floor with the chrome-plated "Broadcast" and "Kjolle" while splintering apart on "Kalapuyan" and "nxbound". Its constituent parts are often left to collapse in on themselves, smearing themes into residual trails. As the narrative of the album disintegrates and unfolds into more deconstructed territory, it stretches out even further with a striking skittering mental tease, settling into burbling sub-audible vocals and resonant spaces that all form a part of Haslam's self-created subconscious language.