MVar enriches Slope Point

From the Baltic Sea to Barcelona

The Latvian producer releases the second reference for the Barcelona-based Slope Point label. “Implicit” EP arrives on February 28.

MVar: “Implicit” EP (Slope Point) Sleeve by Lisa Fotios.

The implicit suggestion for the musical content of the EP refers to the art-cover, a treated image of a shore on a rainy day, probably shot somewhere in the Gulf of Riga, the born-city of MVar.

Implicit” is a three-track EP related to the observation of solitary landscapes, an evocative state of mind. It goes through a mature and refined three descriptions in the embraced keys of Ambient and Dub Techno. From reverberating intro, (‘Here And Everywhere‘), MVar uses rhythmic bass to curling atmospherics. Delicate synth lines give a path to a propulsive beat in ‘Night Parade.’ For the enigmatic ‘The Mirror At The End Of The Road,’ synth delicacy leads to a more reverberant Techno leaned passages.

With two previous EPs released on Cold Fiction Music, “Projections (2018)” and “Falling (2019),” MVar debuts with “Implicit” on Slope Point to enrich the sound label, a Barcelona platform which proposal dedicated explicitly to the nuance of Ambient, Dub Techno, Deep Techno, and Experimental music.

A warm suggestion

A sharing pleasure

Lawrence Guy debuts on British imprint Shall Not Fade with “The Sun Is Warm And Directly Above You,” a three-track EP released on Friday, February 21.

Lawrence Guy: “The Sun Is Warm And Directly Above You” EP (Shall Not Fade)

The London-based producer is known for his relentless devotion to samplers and field-recordings. He uses them on his elegant DJ sets and compiles on edits label Accidental Pieces as well spreads on his Rinse FM residency. He dedicates a “love letter” to these sound bits, allowing them to express himself. The rich diversity of samplers and the synthesizer are the perfect combination in his hands working for good.

Accurate, never pretentious but refined, he builds three tracks in house, activating piano mode key that riddles over the rhythmic pattern. The two instrumentals let the central for a vocal development. The title track of the EP is an invitation, a relaxing suggestion for sharing open space in amicable talk with friends under the warmth of the sun.