Jon Hopkins: Singularity

Singularity

Jon Hopkins

  • US $28.99  

  • Release Date 04 May 2018
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Product code
WIGLP352
Format
Double Vinyl LP
Label
Domino

Singularity begins and ends on the same note: a universe beginning, expanding, and contracting towards the same infinitesimal point. Where Immunity – his hypnotic breakthrough LP – charted the dark alternative reality of an epic night out, Singularity explores the dissonance between dystopian urbanity and the green forest. It is a journey that returns to where it began – from the opening note of foreboding to the final sound of acceptance.

Shaped by his experiences with meditation and trance states, the album flows seamlessly from rugged techno to transcendent choral music, from solo acoustic piano to psychedelic ambient. Its epic musical palette is visceral and emotionally honest: with a destructive opener full of industrial electronics and sonic claustrophobia and a redemptive, pure end on solo piano.

Exploring the connectivity of the mind, sonics and the natural world, Singularity reflects the different psychological states Hopkins experienced while writing and recording. It is a transformative trip of defiance from his initial sense of frustration at the state of the contemporary world to the ultimate conclusion that a true sense of peace and belonging can only come from nature.

Singularity is intended to be listened to in one sitting, as a complete body of work.

Tracks
1 Singularity  
2 Emerald Rush  
3 Neon Pattern Drum  
4 Everything Connected  
5 Feel First Life  
6 C O S M  
7 Echo Dissolve  
8 Luminous Beings  
9 Recovery  

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