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Julien Dyne - Glimpse - out on BBE Records



Julien Dyne Glimpse
Julien Dyne - Glimpse
(CD/Digital) Barely Breaking Even BBE194, 2012-01-16

Following on from the success of 2009's Pins and Digits, Julien Dyne announces the release of his second full length album Glimpse. Stylistically a continuation of the futuristic elements hinted at on Pins and Digits, Glimpse offers studies in shimmering melodies, woozy beds of rich harmonic sounds that pulsate over thick percussive backdrops. Featuring the vocal talents of She's So Rad, Ladi 6, Parks, Mara TK (Electric Wire Hustle) and Claire Duncan (Dear Time's Waste) this record contains elements of soul and indie vocals against a backdrop of futuristic Hip Hop beats. Picked up by Japanese boutique label Wonderful Noise and UK heavy weights BBE 2009s Pins and Digits received worldwide exposure from BBC DJ's Gilles Peterson and Benji B reaching both DJ's 'top 100' lists for that year. Glimpse offers to raise the bar higher again, moving further into exploratory electronic forays and deeper into hazy beatscapes.

Julien Dyne Glimpse
Julien Dyne - Glimpse
(CD/Digital) Barely Breaking Even BBE194, 2012-01-16

Get closer feat . shes so rad by julien dyne

CANDY APPLE GREY feat claire duncan by julien dyne

Tracklisting :
01. Bent (Intro)
02. Masks
03. Get Closer feat. She's So Rad
04. Glisten Up
05. Thirts
06. Who Are You feat. Ladi6 and Parks
07. Ernst (Rutherford 121)
08. Rago
09. Creebin
10. Looseends
11. So Far feat. Mara TK
12. Borritoe
13. Koln3
14. Rubberneck
15. Inner Duplex 2
16. Candy Apple Grey feat. Claire Duncan
17. Glim
18. Cheed
19. Slings

Links :
Julien Dyne : bbemusic | discogs | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
BBE : official | facebook (page) | facebook (group) | soundcloud | myspace | parisdjs | twitter | youtube

Press Release :
Following on from the success of 2009's "Pins and Digits", Julien Dyne announces the release of his second full length album "Glimpse". Stylistically a continuation of the futuristic elements hinted at on "Pins and Digits" "Glimpse" offers studies in shimmering melodies, woozy beds of rich harmonic sounds that pulsate over thick percussive backdrops. Featuring the vocal talents of She's So Rad, Ladi 6, Parks, Mara TK (Electric Wire Hustle ) and Claire Duncan (Dear Time's Waste) this record contains elements of soul and indie vocals against a backdrop of futuristic Hip Hop beats.

Picked up by Japanese boutique label Wonderful Noise and UK heavy weights BBE 2009s "Pins and Digits" received worldwide exposure from BBC DJ's Gilles Peterson and Benji B reaching both DJ's ' top 100 ' lists for that year. 'Glimpse' offers to raise the bar higher again, moving further into exploratory electronic forays and deeper into hazy beatscapes.

Biography :
Julien Dyne is a multi-talented artist - a top New Zealand drummer, producer and visual artist. Best known for his work as the drummer for Opensouls and Tyra and the Tornadoes, Julien has also worked with the likes of Verse Two, Nathan Haines, Fat Freddy's Drop and Ladi6. Since his selection for the Red Bull Music Academy in Rome in 2004 Julien has been working with international artists and forging his own unique sound as a producer.

Julien spent two weeks in Cologne in 2007 where he recorded, collaborated and co-produced with legendary musicians and producers including the Mizell brothers (Motown/ Jackson 5, Donald Byrd, Bobbi Humphrey), Om'mas Keith (Sa- Ra), Steve Spacek, Mark Pritchard (Harmonic 313), Andreya Triana, Black Spade, Theo Parrish, Roman Rosic, Skymark and Sophie Loizou. Pins and Digits is Julien's long awaited debut album, following the critical acclaim of his first release Phantom Limbo EP (2007).

Phantom Limbo EP introduced Julien as a producer and served as a platform for him to showcase his sizable percussion and production skills - he expertly moulds together produced beats and live instrumentation to create a sound which encompasses hip hop and funk, afrobeat and jazz. The Sunday Star Times described the EP as "the most convincing local hybrid of jazz, funk and hip-hop I've heard in a very long time." Lead single 'Maddingos' was nominated for a bnet award 2007, and remains a local anthem for DJs. Pins and Digits features guests spots from some of New Zealand's most talented musicians including Jonathan Crayford, Paul Dyne, Lewis McCallum, Jeremy Toy (opensouls), John Bell, Isaac Aesili, Steph Brown and stand out tracks from the fresh vocal talents of Mara TK (Electric Wire Hustle) and Parks (Ladi6). Stylistically Pins and Digits combines the big bass, brass and beats aesthetic of the Phantom Limbo EP with futuristic keyboards and synthesised sounds.
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