You've got to appreciate Darkstar’s sticktoitness. Disabling the click-through capability on their widget is a bold move in these technologically schizophrenic times, but as they see it, you're not going to give their new album, News From Nowhere, a fair shake if you don't listen to it all the way through. And they have a point. This is an album built on spare interstitial moments that build on eachother, and are better appreciated when listened to as a collection of purposefully placed and timed tracks. Just like a good ’ol-fashioned album should be heard. And no worries, you can still check your Twitter and Instagram feeds while it plays in the background. News From Nowhere is out February 4th on Warp.
January 16, 2013