There’s a good chance that you’re not one hundred percent familiar with the elctronica of Scotland’s Blanck Mass. The Edinburgh producer has made quite the name for himself overseas with his music being used for the Olympic games as well as garnering praise from artists like Rick Smith of Underworld fame. Now with his new album Animated Violence Mild due in August from Sacred Bones, he’s shared his lead single “House vs. House” and it’s a doozy.
The track definitely sounds dark even though the pacing is up in terms of speed. With distanced beats and techno tones, the track has plenty of things going on before it actually gets going along. Faint piano and multiple synths dance underneath before things heat up and the track begins to shimmer with light. His use of loops and sounds create a world of their own, giving you an overall heady experience before the vocals come in and blow you away with their detached feel.
The song is available to stream above or wherever you stream music and Animated Violence Mild can be pre-ordered on all formats directly from Sacred Bones Records ahead of its August 16 release. Blanck Mass will be on tour beginning June 06 at Burg Schnabel in Berlin, DE until July 21 at Doune The Rabbit Hole in Sterling, UK. A complete listing of his upcoming performances can be accessed here.
Image Credits: Photo by Harrison Reid.