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ERAS - PURIFED

Skirting the fringes of many celebrated music scenes in Los Angeles, multi-instrumentalist Nathaniel Eras' new album Purified links Eastern rhythmic and tonal ideas with contemporary R&B, dizzying beats, and an impeccable indie sensibility. A collaborative effort with seven different female singers, these bottom-heavy modern club structures are balanced by a feminine energy that melodically manifests itself in contrast to Eras' affection for exploring off-the-grid tones and droning soundscapes. The resulting mixture is an intoxicating work of unique electronic pop culled from synergic experiments that give voice to Eras' shadowy productions.

Taking inspiration from impressionist and avant-garde periods of classical music, Eras was particularly interested in futurist composers like Debussy and Satie incorporating their fascination of new Eastern sounds. Mindfully connecting these Eastern ideas into a more familiar Western template served as a starting point for much of Purified. Interested in exploring the ambiguous sounds between notes and non-traditional scales, the album's exotic melodic approach meshes well with the Southeast Asian percussive elements (specifically Gamelan) that are woven into Eras' expansive palette - inferring IDM mutations of UK Bass, Footwork, Garage, House, and Techno.

The nocturnal atmosphere of Purified's lead single "Angels (Feel It Inside)" is illuminated by Grace Hall's (Skin Town, Lindstrom) melancholy that gives way to the daybreak of faith and optimism. The flickering minor-key melodies and tribal percussive ideas on "Shadows Roam" envelop Alexandra Johnstone's (White Dove) spectral voice, and exemplifies Eras' ability to seamlessly mix disparate elements into compelling, otherworldly pop. More beat-centric moments like "Diamond Eyes" and "Heavenly Creatures" are propelled by the melodic Southeastern percussion and steered by ethereal narratives by Anika Perkins and Big Bugs. The album's centerpiece "Everything" rides snappy, skittering rhythms while Deija Marie's voice aligns with manipulated vocal layers and snippets for an effect that is equally hallucinogenic and catchy.

Press Quotes:

"Los Angeles-based producer Eras creates the perfect mixture of indie and electronic pop. Inspired by futuristic composers like Claude Debussy and Erik Satie, he has managed to incorporate eastern vibes into the sound, lending an air of mystical to his melodies" NYLON MAGAZINE

"For two minutes, the original "Angels" is weighted in an ambient glitch, a time loop of Hall in a self-fulfilling prophecy of dying, until Eras bursts the atmospheric sound into a frenetic state" IMPOSE MAGAZINE

"Layering bubbling synths over hasty, syncopated drum beats, Eras creates a soothing, otherworldly soundscapes" FADER MAGAZINE

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