For the first time in four years, Floating Points – aka Sam Shepherd – is releasing an album.
For those who love to anticipate a book on the strengh of its cover, Crush looks like it will be a remarkable listen indeed. The signs are good, too – with three peaks of swirling electronica already made available in the last few months. These were capped by Anasickmodular, whose video Shepherd posted a couple of days ago:
The highly acclaimed video for Last Bloom is full of colour, reflecting the accelerated growth of the music:
Meanwhile LesAlpx gets straight down to action with an urgent beat, its video a set of some of the most colourful bubbles you could imagine:
If they take your fancy, head to the Floating Points Bandcamp site to explore the album further.
As a companion piece, Shepherd’s contribution to the Late Night Tales compilation series is highly recommended – a chance to broaden your mind with some after hours treats!