The imprint from Glasgow of Optimo Music, founded and runned since 2009 by JD Twitch aka Keith McIvor, for the new reference, number 29, presents a new EP of the duo The Golden Filter, formed by the Australian Penelope Trappes (vocals) and the artist fromOhio of Stephen Hindman aka Kingsize (synthesizers), since their debut in 2008 have been gaining a great reputation, publishing their ‘Voluspa’, debut album in 2010 on the label of Brille Records, and their second album ‘Syndromes’ in 2011 in the label of Perfectly Isolated, and last year 3 volumes of ‘Unselected Works’ for the label of The Vinyl Factory, and now the duo of The Golden Filter arrive to Optimo Music with ‘PSII03 EP’ which is composed by 4 new compositions of the duo, a compositions that show the progression of the duo in their music, an excellent EP with an orientation for club and the dance floor.
‘PSII03 EP’ by The Golden Filter, their debut for the imprint of Optimo Music, opens with the magnificent ‘StartOver’, a powerful, energetic, totally hypnotic and dark cut, the analogues creating a club atmosphere, and the voice of Penelope putting that sweet and soft touch, killer track; with ‘Breakdown’ lead us to land more heavenly and sinister, mysterious sounds and a few small vocal elements are conforming to this strange and captivating composition; a curious and fascinating mixture into ‘Drowned’, with mechanical sounds, metal beats, strange sounds and mysterious voices to create musical layers to create this great composition, a composition with changes and turns in its development. And finally ‘Lappool’ and with little more than 3 minutes of noise, and ethereal melodies which are conforming to the cut.
The Golden Filter – PSII03 EP [Optimo Music OM 029] (25 September, 2015)
1 The Golden Filter – StartOver (Original Mix) 05:30
2 The Golden Filter – Breakdown (Original Mix) 04:43
3 The Golden Filter – Drowned (Original Mix) 06:53
4 The Golden Filter – Lappool (Original Mix) 03:29