2X1=4 (CD)

Nils Frahm & F.S. Blumm reunite for a new ambient dub album called 2X1=4. The talented duo excels at creating delicate, intricate compositions, and this time the tracks pulse with dub percussion and electronic whirring. “Puddle Drop” could be the score for ants going about their business, antennas twitching. “Presidential Tub” is lightly psychedelic and groovy with a hypnotic beat, while the tightly rolling “Buddy Hop” feels like the soundtrack to a tense moment in an artsy film. These are fascinating little worlds conjured from the minds of two accomplished artists.

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