This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

Paco Sala

Put your hands on me

Label: Digitalis Recordings

Format: LP

Genre: Electronic

Out of stock

Dream-pop duo Paco Sala return with a heavy-lidded sophomore album for Digitalis, continuing to impress with an album likely to appeal to those of you who enjoyed recent albums from Inga Copeland and HTRK. Vocalist Birch is a ghostly but central presence amidst producer Antony Harrison's drowsy backdrops, sashaying waif-like thru ten bare-boned pop arrangements and neon-hued ambient scapes. Everything feels tender to the point of collapse, creating a cathartic tension between the near-whispered ballads and off-key, angular production. The production manages to tease out elements of downbeat R&B, blue electronics and smoky soul into a pharmaceutical-grade music midway between Portishead, Yong Yong and Inga Copeland. Paco Sala also thankfully have the insight and intellect to do away with the more insipid elements of trip hop in favour of a freeform, lo-fi, No Wave worldliness, resulting in stranger silhouettes such as the feathered footwork ambience of 'Put Your Hands On Me', the slow Goan vibes of 'Imperial Needs', or the spindly R&B spectres recalling Jhene Aiko at her most fragile.

Details
Cat. number: DIGIV065
Year: 2014
Notes:

Initial copies on transparent pink vinyl (this). Mastered by John Tejada. Cut to vinyl at D&M

Related products

Plein Soleil (LP)
LP | €24.90
The Current Inside (LP)
LP | €21.00
Vernal Equinox (LP)
LP | €21.90
Shutting Down Here (LP)
LP | €18.90
Mayu 繭 (2LP)
LP x 2 | €28.90
Aerial 1 (2LP)
LP | €36.00
Quiet Water (LP)
LP | €18.90
Swamps/Things (2LP)
LPx2 | €28.90
Ghostly Agents (2LP)
2LP | €35.00
Aix (LP)
LP | €18.90
E3 (LP)
LP | €25.90
Migrations (12")
12" | €18.90
Related Ephemera (LP)
LP | €17.90

More by Paco Sala

The Silent Season (Lp)
LP | €18.90
Ro-Me-Ro
Vinyl LP | €14.90
Der Gast
TAPE | €8.90

More from Digitalis Recordings

I was a teacher (Lp)
LP | €8.00
Collapsed view
LP | €14.90
Spectramorphic Iridescence
Vinyl LP | €15.90
Tunnels
Vinyl LP | €12.00
Nightrunners
LP | €15.00
The Call From Below
Vinyl LP | €15.99
Heliograms
Vinyl LP | €18.00
Untitled
Vinyl LP | €14.99
Science of the sea
CD | €11.50
The Drawing Of The Line
Vinyl LP | €13.00
Fountain Fountain Joyous Mountain
Vinyl LP | €14.90
Radio People
Vinyl LP | €13.90
Boolean Blues
CD | €13.99
Amber Sea
CD | €12.99
Hunted Gathering
CDx2 | €15.99
Stone Academy
CD | €13.49
Oppressive Nature
CD | €12.99
Whiskey Leaves
CD | €12.99
Multitudes
CD | €12.99
Red Lion
CD | €13.50
s/t
CD | €15.00