Model Home
One Year (Pure Rave Tape Bundle)

Cat#: DISC4
Format: Vinyl

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Rubadub's Review

Otherworldly beat science from the currently vibrant Washington DC underground. The heavily processed MCing of NappyNappa weaves in and out of the skewed electronics and stuttering percussion of Patrick Cain. Loosely affiliated with the Future Times crew and featuring contributions from Dolo Percussion (aka Max D). In the duo’s own words “a collaborative experiment in liberated sound, vision, and performance“, Model Home orbit in their own universe, with glimmers of light from distant galaxies refracted in their sound. The spirit of free improvisation pervades the tracks, a sound evolving from two artistic sensibilities bouncing off each other without a set plan and creating a third pathway to unknown worlds. One Year compiles tracks from 8 different self-released mixtapes made during an intense initial 12 month period of musical activity that birthed the project. Approached with the same archival sensibility that Disciples has brought to albums-that-never-were from Black Lodge, Bogdan Raczynski and His Name As Alive, but with the idea of creating a framework to present an underground NOW sound. A Jamaican style ‘showcase’ album for these outliers from the District of Columbia.

Cassette: One Year album disassembled by Detroit experimental turntable crew Pure Rave. The productions on One Year were already pretty fractured and abstracted, but these in-house selectors for Wolf Eyes annual Trip Metal Festival take it one step further out-field into a world of locked groove stutter and over-lapping sonics, refracting the original work through a maze of mirrors