Brand new 5 track EP from the one and only Floating Points, to be released on gatefold double vinyl, with spot varnish. As well as brand new material the EP also features some of Floating Points oldest surviving tracks. This EP is part of a collaborative project between FP & long term friend Will Hurt who has created a Max/Msp patch which studies drum machine & synthesizer activity to generate visuals in real-time.
Floating Points' Vacuum EP sounds a bit like Motor City Drum Ensemble if Danilo Plessow, like, knew how to orchestrate a full band and stuff. Sam Shepherd, the man behind the project, likes the same sort of dusty soulful house sound as MCDE does on his Raw Cuts series, but it's smoother, less overtly loop-driven. The tracks on Vacuum flow, maaaan.
Since the start of the year Floating Points has been on the lips of every beat head from Alexander Nut to Mary-Anne Hobbs. The classically trained producer has brought a lush wave of releases with him on his own Eglo imprint and the established House outl