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Pre-order link: https://loveloverecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-new-selecta-vol-2

 

Rognvald, aka Richard Wilson, returns at full throttle with part 2 of 'The New Selecta'. Rognvald’s unique future-old skool sound continues to evolve in this release, the third 12" in his WIFE series. You will travel into unknown subterranean territory with ‘The New Selecta’, exploring the limits of break choppage and granular sound design on a loved and familiar soundscape, as well as 2 dread filled cuts of swampy ambient reductions.

Using a minimal sound palette to maximal effect, Rognvald deconstructs and abstracts the tropes of old skool jungle. Blending blunted breaks with burrowing subatomic sinewaves, euphoric rave vocals lead to a nuclear ruffneck ecstacy.

The future of jungle is yet to come....

After nearly two decades working predominately under the Beatwife alias, Richard began his project 'Rognvald' focusing on a more break driven jungle sound that flirts with dub and ragga. He has always developed and used his own scratch-built software. Working as an engineer for both Vestax and the Casio Corporation while living in LA has enabled him to gain access to special prototype hardware. Now based in Glasgow, Richard has been dazzling crowds with his visceral live P.A. shows

 

TRACKLIST:

 

A1. Selecta Scene

A2. Snare Drums

B1. Amen Conductor

B2. Tranquilizer

 

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