For his third release on Pictures, London-based producer William Arcane has forgone his software compositions for a more analogue sound. The resulting Reckless EP is a blend of glitchy electronics and acoustic instrumentation combined with Arcane’s crooning vocals. This approach is particularly apparent on a track like ‘Sunfades’, which layers Arcane’s voice with harmonised vocal samples, strings and intermittent background static seamlessly. Both Kid A-era Radiohead and Nils Frahm are clear influences on Reckless.
Digital Track List
- Tiziano Popoli
- Burn the Night / Bruciare la Notte: Original Recordings, 1983-1989
- RVNG Intl. / Freedom To Spend
- Catalogue Number
- Release Date
- January 22, 2021