Label: Spectrum Spools
エメラルズのメンバー／Outer Space名義で活動するjohn elliottが新たに始動したMegoのサブレーベルSpectrum Spoolsの記念すべき第一弾。アコースティックギター専門レーベルVDSQよりデビューを果たしたギタリストMatthew Mullaneの変名Fabric。サウンドのカラー／鳴らし方等エメラルズ的な作風を踏襲しているものの、どこか落ち着きのある抑制の効いた展開が魅力の一枚。
Matthew Mullane is a Chicago multi-instrumentalist performing under the guise of Fabric.
Here we have a fine suite of compositions which embark on a voyage through darkness of night and the brightness of day. Washed out dark colors and static pulses sweep across your stereo painting a portrait of intense yearning and determination. Recorded over the course of a year, Matthew has constructed a multi dimensional organism of sound that has perplexing depth and astounding detail.
The album reveals new shapes and sizes with repeat listens and is truly a work which you can submerge yourself in to get lost. "Leaving the House" is an energetic workout with it's dense, ultraviolet fog and stream-like melodies. Then there's the vignettes such as "Orange and Red" or "Containers", that branch out into unfamiliar territory in their own special ways synthesizing a journey far from home. So far, Fabric releases have appeared in very small editions including a split with Sparkling Wide Pressure and a practically non-existent cassette on Fairchild Tapes. Spectrum Spools is proud to kick off the label by presenting the debut Fabric album.