EMEGO 258 / Thighpaulsandra
Practical Electronics With...
- 1. Brown Pillows (13:15)
- 2. Hamza (10:26)
- 3. Helen Is Screaming (12:31)
- 4. The Goat Owl (9:42)
Recorded and mixed by Thighpaulsandra at Aeriel Studios, Brechfa between 2017 and 2018.
Mastered by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, London.
Cover design: Liam Thonas
Photography: Siôn Oegon
Model: Jason Rogers
As audacious as the sleeve it comes housed in, the UK’s most eccentric audio malefactor returns with his eighth studio album, Practical Electronics with Thighpaulsandra. Unique in the Thighpaulsandra oeuvre, this one eschews the usual group based recordings, consisting of electronics and vocals only.
Hovering between haunted narratives and extended instrumental sequences Practical Electronics is an eccentric excursion into playful pop and fearless electronic experimentation. Simultaneously intimidating and accessible, the energy of this untamed mind unleashes an artefact where high art unfolds as an oblique electronic cabaret.
Having cut is teeth amongst such legendary outfits such as Coil and Spiritualized Thighpaulsandra has constantly catapulted himself further and further into a musical landscape utterly of his own devising. Practical Electronics is the latest exemplary installment of a voice that is uncompromising as it is outlandish.