An album should be a journey in sound — a collection of songs arranged in a specific way, telling the story of the artist in a way that only he or she possibly could. This is exemplified perfectly in Romanian producer, Liar‘s, new album, Spirewards, out on Symbols Recordings today. From the opening track, “Western Digital,” to the closing “Edendrive,” Liar infuses much emotion into all 11 productions on the record, diving into deep, dark sonic crevices yet emerging back up to the surface for breaths of beauty throughout. Spirewards is naturally at home with Symbols Recordings — a label that embraces the evocative forms of electronic music through meticulous attention to detail.
To coincide with the album release today, Liar has put together an incredibly intelligent curation of sound, featuring a carefully selected track list with contributions of classics from Aphex Twin, Zomby, Burial, and many more. The musical intelligence of this producer is truly off the charts. I urge you to have a listen to this √+ mix and pick up the album today.