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New House Of Tapes: “Dark Lands”

Nothing says “abnormally warm October day in Japan” like some ominous electronic music. Yet Nagoya’s House Of Tapes does it well, and “Dark Lands” pulls out yet another switch-up from a producer who was recently getting back into crowded sounds. Here, though, space is ample — “Dark Lands” moves along, letting the synthesizers and drum machine beats fully establish a shadowy mood…and then letting the subsequent unease come through clearly thanks to the attention allowed to them. Listen above.