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<!--120120612044364-->The Hundred In The Hands - 'Red Night' [CD]

The Hundred In The Hands

Red Night




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THE HUNDRED IN THE HANDS have emerged from their dimly-lit New York studio with a self-produced meditation on separation and reunion, love nearly lost and the long night back to it; a chronicle of late-hour pining awash in digital glow and urban buzzing. Red Night follows the release of their critically acclaimed self-titled debut in 2010.

Drawing from the cloudy state of contemporary electronic and hip-hop production and New York City's long lineage of avant-garde dance music, Red Night is a rare sonic bridge between aesthetic encampments. From shadowy minimal techno to the more linear approach of classic songwriters, these songs are wrapped in brilliantly abstracted production, the calls of loneliness and hopeful abandon.

"Empty Stations" and "Recognise" begin the album draped in space echo and lilting harmonics, deftly balancing low-end heft and delicate emotional melody. "Red Night" and "Faded" marry seamless songwriting with encompassing dropped guitars, sampled bells and overlapped processed vocals contrasting goth-Rn'B monster "Stay The Night" and the dense analog house-gaze of "Tunnels". First single "Keep It Low" (also available as 12" with remixes) is a grinding jam that foregrounds the sounds of timeless Industrial and Krautrock tracks, whilst maintaining an undeniably affecting vocal performance from Eleanore. The emphasis throughout is on the overarching feeling, the thread that unites the entire album...
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