CUBE | Drug Of Choice

CUBE

drug of choice


Label: Alter
Cat No: ALT63

Status: PRESALE

12" electronic experimental leftfield LP


TRACKLIST

A1. Opera
A2. Neighbor
A3. Latency
A4. Natural Selector
A5. Mar-A-Lago
B1. Menthol Moon
B2. His Image
B3. Chamber Music
B4. My Constant Companion
B5. Commercial For Real Estate

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RELEASE NOTES

Since 2010, Adam Keith's solo project Cube has been supplying a steady run of records and cassettes that capture songwriterly fixations and frustrations in a dextrous style of wounded electronics. Though Cube has been the centrepiece of his activity for some years, he's all the while remained active in collaborations, playing in bands such as SPF and Mansion to name just a few. Rounding off a decade of dialogues and agitations, Alter now presents Keith's third LP under the moniker of Cube, 'Drug of Choice'

Based in New York, though managing a functional transience that takes in California too, Keith's latest iteration as Cube launches a panoramic set of sonic touchstones into a gristly and hypnotic orbit. Seismic drum machine parts partition an album that layers industrial-tipped takes on digi-dub with roaming guitar lines, piano vignettes, and breakbeat theatrics. For all the abrasiveness and rhythmic allusions that Keith employs, his use of voices alongside lush manipulations of errant samples and atmospheres tempers the commotion, delivering something that feels as much focused on artful constructions of private experiences as it does the cathartic qualities of noise.