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Artist
Useless Idea
ReleaseProduct
Glitch In The Colors
Label
Suction Records
Catalogue Number
SUCTION057
Release Date
November 11, 2022

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Having released a handful of lowkey limited tapes prior, multidisciplinary artist and producer Cesare Bignotti has found a new path with his output on Suction Records. His work has remained mostly undercover for 20 years, until it would begin to see the light of day with the diligently compiled Acid Hologram and Xa Peh for WeMe and EVES. Two of his aliases were introduced to Suction with a split sampler EP earlier in the year, and his Useless Idea project receives its debut full-length vinyl treatment with Glitch In The Colors.

With this album, Useless Idea curates a series of careful braindance susurrations, containing synths washed in cathedral-scale ambience and beats crashing humbly along with them. The material was recorded over a 13 year timespan, evident in the jumps it makes from the ambling hiphop shuffles of the title track, complete with quaintly sparkling melodies, to the solemn, whispering vespers of the penultimate ‘Bright’. Even with the heavier ricocheting beats and turbulent breaks of the opening ‘Remember This’, there is a breezy attitude in its murmuring, crystalline synths, forecasting the idyllic microbeat worlds that Glitch In The Colors explores.

The blossoming piano cuts of ‘Moon Dog’ form a kind of “happy softcore” beat with blissfully chugging house rhythms and peacefully echoing vocals, meanwhile tracks like ‘Maat (Version)’ carry a darker, more mysterious mood, with its submerged thunking and breathy atmosphere evoking ancient night rituals, or perhaps an alien transmission. All of this is testament to Useless Idea’s versatility as a producer, as Glitch In The Colors makes for an enraptured mix between braindance-inspired beats and worldbuilding melodies.

Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Remember This 4:23 Buy
  2. 2 Glitch in the Colours 5:19 Buy

    Glitch in the Colours

  3. 3 My Mood 2:00 Buy
  4. 4 Mello Tron 3:57 Buy
  5. 5 Star Child 5:30 Buy
  6. 6 Yster Know 2:40 Buy
  7. 7 Tabac Ko 4:30 Buy
  8. 8 Moon Dog 4:13 Buy
  9. 9 Maat (Version) 3:28 Buy

    Maat (Version)

  10. 10 Hyperpolis 3:36 Buy
  11. 11 Bright 6:14 Buy
  12. 12 Xa Peh 02 5:31 Buy

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