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Luke Abbott


Border Community

Released: 30th October 2020

2xLP - Dinked Edition clear vinyl£24.99Out of Stock
2xLP£23.99 Pre-Order Dispatched on or before Friday 30th October 2020

Dinked Edition #66
+ Audiophile-friendly double crystal clear vinyl
+ 15cm die-cut vinyl sticker insert
+Numbered Edition
+Limited to 300

'Translate' is the first solo artist album in six years
from Norfolk synthesizer specialist Luke Abbott: a
strikingly direct and assured return to the solo
music-making game following a productive diversion
into live improvisation with his experimental jazz trio
Szun Waves.

At times dark and ominous, others bright and
welcoming, these eleven electronic vignettes form a
dramatic and undeniably cinematic body of work which
functions as a fitting widescreen soundtrack to our
new now.

The lumbering rhythms, strident synths and distinctive
touchstones of 'Translate' represent a musical
reconciliation with the directness of the wave-making
rolling synth-kraut of Abbott’s forthright debut
'Holkham Drones'.

Newly-reinvigorated and with a new sense of musical
purpose, this is Luke Abbott’s sound fully realised and
never so sure of itself.