The debut album from Hackney based trio ‘Eaux’ is released on the 9th June 2014 (via ATP). ‘Plastics’ is full of darkly cosmic electronica and sci-fi inspired electronica and the album promises to offer something a little different from the run-of-the-mill techno we’re all used to.
The 3 piece centre their foreboding towers of shadowed sound around the hypnotic release and repetition of techno; however, although Plastics does display minimalist tendencies, the group never allow their rhythmic patterns to become static, a heavily analogue approach to everything they do putting a very human face to this machine-made music.
“There’s perhaps a reaction going on against a more digital-based way of doing things,” Crook admits, “but by having Sian playing drum machines and physically engaging with them, rather than just pressing play and stop it means there is always room for experimentation and improvisation.”
Formed in London in early 2012, Ben Crook, Sian Ahern and Stephen Warrington