Five releases in, and Audion’s track-by-track assault shows no signs of letting up. “Instant in You” is another slow-building banger, showcasing Audion’s newfound obsessions with restraint, patience, and the art of gradually losing one’s mind. In the new world of Audion, inauspicious beginnings always conceal hidden surprises: Case in point, “Instant in You” begins with a simple game of ping pong between the high-hats and the toms. A few minutes in, though, and the voices start prowling around the edges of the beat and tittering like wicked digital gnomes. It isn’t long before the snares start snapping on the twos and fours, handclaps jostle for attention, and the pitch-black party’s in full swing.
It’s been going on for more than a decade: Under cover of darkness, Matthew Dear slips out of his pop auteur guise and exorcises his demons on the dancefloor through an elusive alter-ego, Au...check out Audion's page and other releases