25/04/2021: “Alberto Balsam” by Aphex Twin

When Aphex Twin decides to make a relaxing song, he delivers. This soothing slice of sonic bubble bath is a great de-stressor.

The drum track alternates between a shuffly dance beat somewhere between reggaeton and 2-step garage, and a more sedate metallic twanging.

As for the melody, let yourself be gently pampered by the floaty, mellow synths. Luxuriate in the reverb drenched splendour of it all.

The song was calmly let into the world on …I Care Because You Do in 1995.

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