Rian Treanor has announced the release of his second album ‘File Under UK Metaplasm’, which will be released Planet Mu on October 2.
The album was borne out of Treanor’s visit to Uganda in 2018 to perform at Nyege Nyege Festival. After the festival, he travelled to Kampala to spend time collaborating with the Nyege Nyege crew. This allowed him to incorporate Sheffield’s classically heavy bass sound with influences like Tanzanian singeli and footwork.
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The album’s lead single ‘Hypnic Jerks’, released this week, is the perfect example of this. It’s high-speed mania, glitching eclectic sounds laid over erratic and broken drum patterns.
Rian Treanor released his debut album ‘ATAXIA’ last year with Planet Mu.Listen to single ‘Hypnic Jerks’ below and preorder the album here.
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