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Datach’i returns to Venetian Snares’ Timesig label with new album, Bones

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A tribute to the LA-based artist’s late father.

IDM veteran Datach’i will return to Venetian SnaresTimesig label (a sublabel of Planet Mu) with a new album on July 27.

Bones is Joseph Fraioli’s second for the imprint after 2016’s System, and was once again recorded with the LA-based artist’s custom-built Eurorack modular system. The album was recorded shortly after the death of Fraioli’s father, who partially inspired the sound of the record.

“Whilst he was sick with cancer I bought him a guitar as he wanted to learn how to play, just to have something to do while he was getting treated,” Fraioli explains.

Datach'i - Bones

“After he passed away my mother gave me the guitar to have as a sort of memory of him. I had the idea to record some sounds and music on the guitar and load it onto granular sample players on the modular synth so I could make new music from those sounds as a sort of tribute to my dad.”

Bones will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats, and the first 500 people to pre-order the record from Bandcamp will receive a 19-track bonus CD. Fraioli is also giving away the same type of Tiptop Audio One module together with a datacard with the samples he used on the album with one randomly selected pre-order.

Listen to ‘Rockledge 3A below’.

Tracklist:

01. ‘Akemies’


02. ‘Rhys’


03. ‘Motion In The Living Room’


04. ‘Rockledge 3A’


05. ‘Saiph’


06. ‘Antumalal’


07. ‘Undimension’


08. ‘Drone Maze’


09. ‘Wand’


10. ‘4X1’


11. ‘Saugerties Road’


12. ‘Arrivals’

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