Review: T. Wiltshire - The Sandringham EP (THKS003)
Part of a welcome vogue for taking the hardware-only approach to making tracks, T. Wiltshire’s work sounds artisanal, creating a rough and slightly- awkward thump full of cassette-hiss fog and an atmosphere bordering on the eldritch/hauntological.
Overall, it’s moody and daresay old-timey techno, in a slow-boiled Virgo Four/1994 bedroom demo kind of way but all four tracks stand out with their own idiosyncrasies. Highlights include “Memory Boy” which lumbers along encircled by tinselly hazy apparitions, while “Run From Fires” burbles along like Moroder riding shotgun with Carl Craig on a night-drive through Detroit.
Recommended- though I’m sure the limited-vinyl release (300 copies or so) has come and gone by the time you read this.
Release date: 8 September 2014