Incorrigible self-mythologizer Seth Troxler keeps his image and his music consistent, mixing sexpot rhythms, technological mastery, and batshit irreverence with a wink and a smirk. “Hurt,” Troxler’s collaboration with Matthew Dear (from Troxler’s Panic, Stop. Repeat! 12”), brings out the best in both eccentric producers. Troxler rubs bone-dry drum machines against his and Dear’s wispy, pitch-shifted murmurings of “hurt ya” (as well as something about “Huey Lewis in the rain”), a giant tribal drum, and a moment of sparse, jazzy keys. When Troxler and Dear put their heads together, the result is dance music distilled to its humid essence.

About Seth Troxler

Once upon a time, Satan shat out a crystal, squeezing it through a body cavity resembling Chinese-restaurant pork. That crystal, glowing red with embers, was Seth Troxler. As the fetal Troxler gre...check out Seth Troxler's page and other releases

  • Spectral Sound
  • SPC-74
  • formats:
  • Digital
  • release date:
  • July 21, 2009
  • artwork by:
  • Will Calcutt
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  • Seth Troxler - "Hurt"