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ARTIST
TITLE
Wired EP
FORMAT
12"

LABEL
CATALOG #
ARMA 021EP ARMA 021EP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
3/13/2020

For the new Arma release Ena explores different, distinct facets of his sound across three productions. "Pale" distills his vision of techno as a minimalist, repetitive construct. Working around non-standard time signatures, he creates a densely-woven lattice of percussive pulses, which cut a polyrhythmic path through nightmarish sheets of noise. "Secondary Color" uses a broader palette that opens the Ena sound up to the light. "Wired" heads further away from the grid in pursuit of sound design exploration, as a rack of pipes and chambers strike, boom, and chime against artful distortion and cavernous reverb. While Ena has historically been hesitant about remixes of his material, he warmed to the idea of long-time Arma friend Jasss reworking "Wired." Taking the track into her own fiercely individual sound world, she uses the harmonic tonality of the original as a jump-off point for an epic, emotionally forthright chiller loaded with cold wave bombast, trap hats, and Silvia's own voice. Coming from entirely different angles of approach, Ena and Jasss are bound together by their fearless individuality. One can sense the slithers of pre-existing music somewhere in their constructions, but such familiarities are no more than faint echoes of places they passed through on their way to somewhere new.