::DISCO2

::DISCO2

by HEALTHHEALTH

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Like //DISCO, the remix album that followed HEALTH's 2008 self-titled debut, ::DISCO2 finds a fresh crop of indie electronic and dance producers reworking the noisy L.A. band's second full-length, Get Color. The trendsetting contributors all do their jobs and give the material new shape, by warming up the cold skronk of HEALTH's excellently gnarled 2009 album and transforming it into something more along the lines of "chillwave." If this smooth-as-butter presentation was your introduction to HEALTH, it would be hard to believe that they could ever sound abrasive or aggressive. "USA Boys," an unreleased original produced by prolific shoegaze producer Alan Moulder, sets the stage nicely as a slick, prismatic wash of '80s synth textures. The rest of the remix artists (Crystal Castles, Javelin, Tobacco, Pictureplane, and CFCF, to name a few) follow suit, and construct similarly wonderful downtempo ambient beats based around Jacob Duzsik's ghostly a cappella vocals. [An expanded edition of Disco2 includes 12 MP3s of remixes by other artists, including Clipd Beaks, Rainbow Arabia, and Nite Jewel.]

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Release Date: 06/21/2010
Label: Lovepump United
UPC: 0656605583228
catalogNumber: 55832
Rank: 108215

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