Gillian Welch

California Sounds: Daedelus crafts a wonder of animation, the Lemon Twigs do Hollywood and Christian Rich chop and dice

California Sounds: Daedelus crafts a wonder of animation, the Lemon Twigs do Hollywood and Christian Rich chop and dice

Daedelus, “Special Re:Quest” video (Magical Properties). Those pressed to pick a single Los Angeles beat producer whose work carved the way for the city’s thriving experimental beat scene might nominate Alfred “Daedelus” Darlington.

An artist whose collaborations and communal efforts since his first recordings in 2001 have connected otherwise distinct communities, Darlington’s mostly instrumental beat music has reveled at the intersection of handcrafted analog sound and new technology.

Over the years he’s worked with stellar imprints including Brainfeeder, anticon and Ninja Tune, but has taken the reins and put out his new...

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