Numbers, Words, Shadows EP

by Dyl



Dyl returns to Translation with the 'Numbers, Words, Shadows' EP: a series of abstractions in 170 BPM that explore mood, atmosphere, and composition without sacrificing bass weight. Refusing to follow others or color by the numbers, the Romanian producer has been steadily earning a reputation for his attention to detail in crafting immersive soundscapes that draw the listener in, like the ominous industrial reverberations of '32', a collaboration with Entire that builds into a menacing dungeon-like stomp. Dyl demonstrates his versatility splicing breakbeats and 808s on 'Numbers, Words, Mind Control' and '# (Dial)', and he experiments with formlessness in 'Shadows', where droning FX and white noise weave into a fluttering ghost-like rhythm of bass and glitched percussion. The 'Numbers, Words, Shadows' EP is a shining example that depth and dancefloor are not mutually exclusive elements but rather ones to be explored in combination.


released March 3, 2017

E. Costea, F. Olszewski



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Translation Recordings Washington

Translation Recordings is a Washington, DC-based label devoted to showcasing the diverse sounds of the jungle/drum & bass spectrum, dub, and bass-driven electronic dance music. Translation operates without borders, in creative partnership with artists across globe to push forward-thinking vibes that strike the right chord in club-goers and home listeners alike. ... more

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