Alexander Nut of Rinse FM fame and epochal imprint Eglo (that he runs with synth lover Floating Points) has set up a new imprint – Ho_Tep with quite an impressive debut release.
Whilst still being 110% committed to Eglo, which is home to the like of Floating Points, Funkineven, Fatima and Shuanise, Ho_Tep has been set up as a platform through which to release exciting new music from new artists, no matter what the sound or genre.
The debut release comes from young UK producer Ross Tones aka Throwing Snow. His sound is an amalgamation of dusty samples, crunchy electronics and swirling analog synths… with an added sprinkling of digital age software. Reminiscent to the sonic landscapes created by likes of Martyn, Four Tet and Flying Lotus, Throwing Snow’s wonderfully textured and colorful style owes as much to the future as it does the past.
Watch out for Ho_Tep, by all accounts it looks set to be another impressive label from Nut, if the debut release by Tones is anything to go by. Go Buy – literally.