Muted brass on gentle tides and sustain in swells that owe something to Gigi Masin`s genius. Sparse piano chords, electric or acoustic, mark out compositions that might define “Melody As Truth”`s sound. Dude Energy`s machines kick rhythms, percolating at Drum & Bass tempos, like fresh morning coffee, and the tone, gated and delayed, tunes into somewhere between Belleville, Michigan, and Tokyo. All serve to underline label boss, Jonny Nash`s, citing of Neil Ollivierra`s Detroit Escalator Company as a key influence. Producing a “Post-Techno” (as opposed to “Post-Rock”), where synthetic sigh and subliminal bleep echo infinite, the detail, far off in a deep distance.
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