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Performer: Matthew Dear
Title: Black City
Country: UK
Released: 2010
Style: House, Techno, Downtempo, Experimental
Rating: 4.9
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Matthew Dear - Black City (2010). Songs in album Matthew Dear - Black City (2010).

Dear's latest album, Black City, follows this path but pulls a pretty drastic shift in tone. Where Asa Breed was bubbly and squeaky and ultimately dancefloor-bound, this record is dark as night. The music brings to mind blown-out warehouses, desolate alleys, and seedy basement nightclubs; it's some real threatening, grimy shit. The production is as inventive and immersive as ever, but what separates this album from the last is that Dear mostly sticks with one theme all the way through.

Black City Totem ‎(Box, Ltd + 11xFile, MP3, 320). Ghostly International. Black City ‎(CD, Album, Promo).

Beams is the fifth studio album by Matthew Dear. It was released via Ghostly International in 2012. Clash placed it at number 28 on its list of the "Top 40 Albums of 2012". MusicOMH named it the 3rd best album of 2012.

Artist: Matthew Dear. Previously on NewAlbumReleases. net: October 11, 2018 - Matthew Dear – Bunny (2018). January 26, 2017 - Matthew Dear – DJ-Kicks (2017). August 7, 2012 - Matthew Dear – Beams (2012).

Matthew Dear's Black City can't be found on any map. It's a composite, an imaginary metropolis peopled by desperate cases, lovelorn souls, and amoral motives. Like most literary Gothams, Black City is a place to love and hate, as seedy as a nightclub's back room and as seductive as the promise of power. From the first notes of album opener "Honey", it's clear that the love-obsessed Matthew Dear of 2007's Asa Breed has given way to a more existentially paranoid entity, as creeping tempos dominate, cavernous atmospherics envelop the listener, and strange distortions crackle on the horizon.

Matthew Dear, Black City. August 14 2010, 1:01am, The Times. The New York-based avant-electronic producer Matthew Dear has been flirting with greatness for a while, but on his third album, the magnificent Black City, he slips into bed with greatness and gives it a proper seeing to. Black City is a brooding, nocturnal techno paean to an imaginary metropolis. The tech-disco of (Little People) Black City is Bowie at a Detroit warehouse party, while Monkey recalls the imperious, glacial synth-pop of Tubeway Army-era Gary Numan. Ghostly International, out Mon).

Black City can't be found on any map. For his fourth album, Matthew Dear travels to the BLACK CITY and discovers some mellow blues in "Honey" before the angular funk of "I Can't Feel" creeps up your spine. The smoother, if idiosyncratic, house of "Little People (Black City) helps even out the mood, though, while "Slowdance" brings down the tempo and a sliding sense of romance.

Tracklist

LP
A1 Honey
A2 I Can't Feel
A3 Little People (Black City)
A4 Slowdance
A5 Soil To Seed
B1 You Put A Smell On Me
B2 Shortwave
B3 Monkey
B4 More Surgery
B5 Gem
CD
1 Honey
2 I Can't Feel
3 Little People (Black City)
4 Slowdance
5 Soil To Seed
6 You Put A Smell On Me
7 Shortwave
8 Monkey
9 More Surgery
10 Gem

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ghostly International
  • Copyright (c) – Ghostly International
  • Published By – Ghostly International Company
  • Mastered At – Salt Mastering
  • Pressed By – Pallas – 21296

Credits

  • Artwork – Will Calcutt
  • Mastered By – Paul Gold
  • Written-By, Producer – Matthew Dear

Notes

180 Gram Vinyl | Includes CD Version

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 04297 81201 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched): GI-120-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched): GI-120-B Salt
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped): -21296-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped): -21296-
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GI-120 Matthew Dear Black City ‎(CD, Album) Ghostly International GI-120 UK 2010
GI-120 Matthew Dear Black City ‎(11xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Ghostly International GI-120 US 2010
GI-120X Matthew Dear Black City Totem ‎(Box, Ltd + 11xFile, MP3, 320) Ghostly International GI-120X US 2010
GI-120 Matthew Dear Black City ‎(CD, Album + CDr + Ltd) Ghostly International GI-120 UK 2010
GI-120 Matthew Dear Black City ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Ghostly International GI-120 UK 2010


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