Still in evidence are the trademark shifting layers of sonic ambience and the driving rhythms used to great effect on previous CDs. Here, they return, with a subtle difference. Where before the percussion was an express train rushing through a lush auditory landscape, in Lifesounds they present themselves as stones skipping across waves of sound.
Ambience-based Drifting in Silence renews the band’s commitment to groove with the 2009 release, Facewithin. Continuing the composition arc begun with 2007’s Chameleon, Facewithin presents DiS’ trademark layered sound textures, powered by hard-edged, funk-flavored driving industrial dance rhythms. Drifting in Silence has rightly been termed “the Thinking Person’s Dance Music,” and the new release does
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Ladderdown weaves a tight web from beatless and atmospheric ambiences which – unlike other artists’ deliberately combined ambient sound layers – unveil obvious structures and a clear sound design. drifting in silence creates the space needed for associations and harmonic melodies, somewhere in between of brian eno and the highly appreciated geir “biosphere” jenssen. At
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