Pentagons - Rrose
"Whenever a person enters a stage, they become a character, and by extension, a symbol. They can choose to remain "themselves" (a slippery notion) or sculpt their image into something different. My feminine stage presence is a playful protest against a highly masculine musical genre and (of course) an homage to Duchamp’s Rrose."
So here’s an artist I didn’t know anything about until they completely blew my mind live last night. If you’re looking for a high quality dose of deep and sophisticated Techno, then look no further than Rrose because it honestly just doesn’t get any better than this. It’s so dark, infiltrating, and textured. It’s completely mesmerising and provides what I like to call complete aural bliss.
I’m so intrigued that I could write lots about Rrose, but really all there is to know and listen to is all bundled at rrose1921. I highly recommend checking out their releases and going to see Rrose live because it’s SO WORTH IT. I was beyond impressed. I AM beyond impressed.
There’s also a great mix by Rrose that our wonderful Mere dug up for me today which you can find here. It comes with quite an interesting little interview, one of only about 5 interviews I’ve managed to find so it’s quite rare, and a full tracklist.
I’ve listened to it the whole way through and I think it’s amazing, and it’s freely available to download so go and snatch that beautiful piece of work up and treat yourselves.
My heart is so full of love for this artist. Gender fluidity, femininity as art, and Duchamp references. Also really, really, really good techno.