Through the dense fog of dance music anonymity, past the airbrushed, manicured landscapes of image self promotion, there sometimes breaks through a warm neon glow of an uncontained talent and personality.A genuine article. A real deal. Montreal native, emo techno/the new New Wave bard, Clarian, is that and then some. The occasion of Clarian’s appearance on Culprit is a creative shot in the arm for the LA bases label and a cause for
celebration. His “Derail The Reptile Revolution” maxi EP (2016), remixes and guest vocal contributions prior have all bore a mark of a unique artist on a thrilling musical ride. Clarian’s new Culprit release, “Angel Eyez ” findsthe Kompakt , Turbo, MFR (among others) artist wading beautifully through the strains of summer ready electronica uplift, murky psychedelic textures and Motor City percussive drive often in the same song. Defying easy categorization, always bold and imbued with Clarian’s offbeat whimsy, “Angel Eyez” is the dance music we love and the dance music we need.
Published: 25th June 2019