Universal Flow (the first album) began in the ethnic universe but then swept you off into multi-universes, crossing boundaries, styles and perceptions, eventually leaving you in a world full of skipping beats, organic bleeps and a sense of loneliness. It was very much as studio release (a small bald-headed bloke scurrying around in the deeps of a dark room with a hand full of electronic gizmos and a plethora of effects and samples). In the three year gap, Charles' experiences have broadened by playing live gigs and a widened appreciation of downtempo music. The end result is a more musical, uplifting concept.
The soundscapes are still there, but are now held together with stronger melodies and ideas, with many of the tracks tried and tested, to positive response, at live events over the past year. Catching Zinc begins exactly where Universal Flow ended, with a full on, chilled out, ethnic track. From there it introduces elements of cinematic, dub, jazz, lounge, drum and bass, all tied together by Perpetual Loop's unique production skills and sound. It's less thought provoking and just more plain fun, and yet for Charles, Catching Zinc is by far a much more personal, mature journey. And that's the key...
just like Universal Flow this too is a journey, to far of places in the mind... About Universal Flow As with Organic's earlier groundwork albums, Perpetual Loop can be expected to lead you on a mystifying musical journey through the psyche aboard a vehicle of some of the most chilled out world beats and magic carpets of synth atmospheres. 'Universal Flow' definitely fits that bill, and immersed within this amazing album are virtual teleportation devices to other places and times, some real, yet at the same time, wholly unimagined ... until now. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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