2010 IN REVIEW: Darkstar, ‘North’

A still from Darkstar's "Gold" video

Quite a few records logged repeat listens on our office stereo this year. Here’s one of them:

The Artist/Album: Darkstar, North (Hyperdub)

The Vibe: An interstellar pop/R&B record for people who watched 2001: A Space Odyssey one too many times…and were traumatized.

RIYL: Peering through portholes on a part-time basis; beats that are minimal and bleak, yet full of feeling; Auto-Tune with a few presets loose

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