Glass Coat Ghostlines (White)

Release date:
March 24, 2023
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Glass Coat is a solo project from a Parisian producer who has been living abroad for more than ten years, in Copenhagen, Atlanta, Seattle, Taipei, and presently Shanghai. Inspired initially by 90's electronic giants from the Warp label (Apex twin, Autechre) and the trip hop school of Bristol as well as Scandinavian electro-pop from The Knife to Djuna Barnes and Royksopp, the project has taken a new direction over the course of the last two EPs, inspired now by experimental and drone music. The new sound is based on static, pieces of found sounds and digital glitches processed through analog equipment. The name of this sophomore EP, « Ghostlines » refers to the ghost culture in Taiwan (the EP was recorded between Paris and Taipei) as well as ghost notes, and the ghost lines, i.e. lines that a writer will not fully complete in an unfinished text. The EP is also inspired by environmental disaster and the weight human presence has exercised on our common planet. The works of JG Ballard (particularly « The drought ») have been an inspiration for this record. The cover photography is by Taiwanese artist Yehlin LEE, from his book « Raw Soul », published by the Japanese publisher akaa-sha.

  • 1. Birds of Paradise
  • 2. Are There Any Freeways on the West Coast ?
  • 3. Submerged Forest
  • 4. Empty Playground

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