London-based electronic artist elshuffles is making a return; releasing his second album who bang the noise.
The album follows 2021‘s Disinformation Party, and while his debut was a collage made up from a few years of exploring different instruments and sounds, who bang the noise takes a different direction, depicting the melting-pot nature of London life across influences from techno, ambient, drone and electronica.
From the dawning ambient splendour of album opener fading poetry you’re immediately drawn into elshuffles deeply atmospheric vision. And though the tone shifts from light to dark multiple times over the course of its running time, that attention to mood and atmosphere remains in sharp focus.
Lead single months of electronic dreams represents the more straightforwardly optimistic tones, with its bright breakbeat and soft, billowing melodies