October 11, 2011

Hear New Sound: Oneohtrix Point Never's "Replica"

As noted in AwkwardSound's Fourth Quarter Music Preview, synth-dronemaker Daniel Lopatin and his solo project Oneohtrix Point Never are readying the release of LP 5, Replica on November 8th through his very own label and Mexican Summer off-shoot, Software. We've already come across one early preview in "Sleep Dealer," a collage-like listen that leaned much more heavily on the experimental noise aspect of OPN's sound. The title track "Replica" however gravitates its way back toward Lopatin's signature reinventive dawn-of-the-computer-era style in a glitchy electronic soundscape heeded by an ethereal piano. Take in an imitation of the digital world circa 1977 below...

Oneohtrix Point Never - "Replica"

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