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Beginning of the End: The Spectral Sound Singles

Matthew Dear

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Genius! Great Tracks!

Amazing tracks! To be perfectly honest I've only previewed each track, but I have purchased the track "Hammers". I'm currently low on cash , but I intend to buy the full album at some point (preferably on CD, if I can find it). "Hammers" really stood out so I bought it. From what I have heard the rest of the album is also great! "Making Out" has also caught my ear.

The micro-sampling in this album is awesome, and Dear's arrangements are nothing short of brilliant.

I think that this sound is great for anybody who likes the sounds of Autechre, but prefers more conventional organization of these sounds that are centred around a constant beat.

Great Tracks ! ! !

Epic win ! ! !


Born: April 04, 1979 in Kingsville, TX

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '00s, '10s

It didn't take long for Matthew Dear to catapult himself into the front rank of microhouse producers, emerging in the early 2000s with a string of high-quality releases for Spectral Sound, Plus 8, and Perlon. Dear broke out in 2003 with the singsongy single "Dog Days," at once a DJ favorite and something of an indie crossover, and continued to switch between (and sometimes fuse together) track- and song-oriented material. He wasn't just a constantly evolving producer but...
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Beginning of the End: The Spectral Sound Singles, Matthew Dear
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Dance, Music, Electronic
  • Released: May 27, 2008

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