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by Aldi
AS001
Sep 27, 2013
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side is a confession of “going public (IRL).” The record voices the evolution of individuality from private vulnerability into the elevated socialite—confident w/ clout.

As sonically recognizable as it is esoteric, the product couples Dow One’s virtuosic melodic craftsmanship with sohsie LAN’s rhythmic hype. Together, they show how one might find//lose themselves in the force of commodity, a force as undeniable as the “right kind of party” where everyone is plugged into the universal feeling, sing-a-long style.

Yet, inevitably the duo articulates the side effects of “everywhere fabulous,” and vandalize, appropriate and abuse the fetishized experience where “everything was so magical, so beautiful that it felt like it would never end…” The morning-after leaves the aftermath, raw.

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