Newcomer Zoe Reddy joins Phantom Limb for the release of her stunning debut EP MACHINE, a fascinating middle ground between avant-R’n’B and experimental music. A uniquely styled and fully-formed initial offering, MACHINE represents a new artist with clear vision and identity.
Named after and inspired by the rhythmic qualities of everyday motorised objects, MACHINE acts as a soundtrack to the 21st century life in which we are so surrounded by and immersed in technology as to become deaf to its sounds. Captivated by this constant generation of non-musical sounds, Reddy recorded washing machines, blenders and other motorised objects about the house to form rhythmic foundations to her songs. Using these starting points, the record took shape as a meeting point of electro-acoustic sound processing, electronic production, and Zoe’s love of dance music.
the tiny moments we all take for granted, in music and in life, amplified and magnified, forcing us to confront the uncomfortable, the mundane, the sublime. what more can be said of flawlessness? Matt Nichols