Hieroglyphic Being

Liquid Sex EP

Jamal Moss of Chicago’s Dirty Criminals crew drops his second 12” on Spectral Sound under the Hieroglyphic Being moniker. Liquid Sex is a further investigation of the classic Chicago House sound; the title cut bathes in echoes as melodic elements are gradually added, making for a deceptively gorgeous slow burn, while “Lost In Translation” bases its whip-crack beat around a plinking melody and mutating vocal sample.

On the B-Side, squealing synths layer upon distorted piano to create the slow build-up of “Dreams De Illusionaries.” To round out the EP, the title track sees a reworking by Portable (Background Records, Sud Electronic), who lends his impeccable touch for tribal rhythms, turning the song into a whole other beast. With the Liquid Sex EP, Hieroglyphic Being proves once again, without doubt, that the future of the Chicago sound is in good hands.

About Hieroglyphic Being

Having recorded for a variety of labels (including Klang Elektronik and Mathematics Recordings), and as part of The Dirty Criminals (International Deejay Gigolo Records), Jamal Moss has long been ...check out Hieroglyphic Being's page and other releases

  • Spectral Sound
  • SPC-27
  • formats:
  • 12"/Digital
  • release date:
  • February 22, 2005
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1Liquid Sex
2Lost In Translation
3Dreams De Illusionaries
4 Liquid Sex (Portable Remix)
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