BVDUB & IAN HAWGOOD: The Truth Hurts (Nomadic Kids Republic)

themilkman on Aug 9th 2011 01:15 am

Bvdub & Ian Hawgood: The Truth Hurts

The Truth Hurts
Nomadic Kids Republic 2011
04 Tracks. 73mins20secs

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The inaugural release on Ian Hawgood’s new Nomadic Kids Republic imprint, The Truth Hurts is the first collaborative effort between Hawgood and Brock Van Wey, but it is not quite their first encounter. The pair were introduced by Mike Oliver, the man behind the former London-based shop-come-label Smallfish, and Van Wey soon released an album on Hawgood’s Home Normal under his  Bvdub moniker.

The Truth Hurts is a rather impressive collection of ethereal atmospheric electronic music, counting just four lengthy contemplative compositions. Built from recordings Hawgood had gathered over the course of twelve years, which served as starting point for Van Wey to arrange them around his own music to create this forever shifting ambient collection. Continue Reading »

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