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Oneohtrix Point Never - new album REPLICA out Nov.5, touring UK/EU from 20th Nov

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Oneohtrix Point Never is heading out to Europe on November 22 til the end of the month to support the immersive, psychedelic synthesizer feast that is his acclaimed new release, Replica, with a fresh audio-visual tour created together with visual artist Nate Boyce.

Get a taste of what's in store:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxBzxtSyKUk

http://pitchfork.com/tv/tunnelvision/1501-oneohtrix-point-never/1898-videothing/#ooid

Replica Album Info:

Oneohtrix Point Never is Daniel Lopatin, a US native whose work has brought him to the forefront of the modern electronic composition scene. Though Lopatin’s rise felt meteoric following his 2009 double-disc anthology ‘Rifts’ and its 2010 follow-up ‘Returnal’, (praised by the likes of Wire, Pitchfork, Fader, Guardian UK, The Quietus, and XLR8R) his love of polyphonic synthesizers dates back to childhood jam sessions with his father’s Roland Juno-60, an instrument which, like B.B. King’s ‘Lucille’, he has never left behind.

‘Replica’, his latest effort, is an electronic song cycle based around lo-fi audio procured from television advertisement compilations. These sample-based meditations are as lyrical as they are ecological, featuring re-purposed “ghost vocals” which serve as narration for Lopatin’s signature amorphous, ambient passages. Lopatin’s commitment to his Juno-60 is still on display, but the placid, synthetic surroundings of ‘Returnal’ are accelerated via darker, propulsive terrains using samplers, analogue filtering, tape manipulation, acoustic piano, plate reverb and sub-frequencies. In his own words, ““Replica has as much to do with environmental, broadcasted, and club sounds as it does with more direct musical influences.” The result is a heightened sense of music as part and parcel of an overall sonic landscape.

‘Replica’ was mastered by Joe Lambert (Animal Collective, Dirty Projectors, Dan Deacon) and mixed by childhood friend Al Carlson at Mexican Summer’s studio, marking this as Lopatin’s first proper studio project.

download free track "Sleep Dealer":
http://www.xlr8r.com/mp3/2011/09/sleep-dealer

inquiries: ned [at] littlebig.org.uk

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Praise for Oneohtrix Point Never:

OPN has guile and a naivety that locates his music in the grandest tradition of sonic dream-craft. -FACT

Having softened his attacks and smeared his notes into indefinite shapes, he seems to sever the music from any kind of causality, so that it simply floats freely, morphing, rippling in a dance of infinite regeneration, like some perfect life form. - Pitchfork

"And in its power to transport, to confuse timelines and eras with sonic slight of hand, Oneohtrix's music is deeply psychedelic.” – Wire

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Permalink | October 27, 2011


Oneohtrix Point Never - Touring in 2011

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Daniel Lopatin has a busy live schedule this year bringing his woozy analogue beauty to a venue near you:

DATES
07/04 Bristol @ Arnolfini + Games DJ Set
08/04 Den Bosch @ FAQ Festival + Games DJ Set
09/04 London @ QEH Foyer + Games Live
10/04 Glasgow @ Subclub (Optimo) + Games DJ Set
11/04 Brussels @ AB + Games DJ Set
12/04 Dublin @ Button Factory + Games DJ Set
14/04 Athens @ Bios + Games DJ Set
15/04 Paris @ Point Ephemere + Games DJ Set
17/04 Bucharest @ Museum of Contemporary Art
13,14,15/05 Minehead @ ATP
27/05 Barcelona @ Primavera Festival (ATP stage)
28/05 Manchester @ DEAF institute
01/06 Berlin @ Astra
05/08 Krakow @ OFF Festival
06/08 London, Victoria Park @ Field Day
11/09 Isle of Wight @ Bestival

Keep you eyes peeled for his exciting new Ford & Lopatin project, debut album 'Channel Pressure' out on FTWare in June 2011.

Permalink | March 16, 2011


Oneohtrix Point Never - Welcome to Littlebig.

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We’re proud to welcome one of the leading lights in today’s experimental electronic music scene to Littlebig. Daniel Lopatin from NYC, aka. Oneohtrix Point Never (OPN), known for his psychedelic drones and gorgeous, heartbreaking synths, started with a stream of limited cassette and cdr releases in 2007-2008, now sought after collector’s items.

Last year’s Rifts compiled the early efforts and gained him even more attention, while Returnal, his first album on the revered Editions Mego label this spring made him a household name in the electronic scene, and led to a collaboration with Antony Hegarty (from Antony & The Johnsons). Check out the original version of 'Returnal' below, the version with Antony's vocals and more incredible songs & videos.

Take a moment >

Point Never website
OPN Myspace
OPN on Pitchfork

Lead track from Returnal album:

Anthony Hegarty cover of Returnal:

Oneohtrix Point Never 'Russian Mind' - video by Nate Boyce:

Permalink | November 01, 2010