by Whytwo

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MajikDan Beauty album! as others said perfect to just play through. There's not one track that I felt the need to skip, pretty much every artist regardless who it is always has a couple dud tracks that I always skip. not this one though.

The beauty of promises is incredible the way the beats move in a almost whisper fluttering like motions and the melody pulls the heart strings. great work! Favorite track: Promises.
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kaosskid Beautiful album, uplifting, casual and a joy to listen to from start to finish! Thank you! Favorite track: Memories.
James R. Sutton
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James R. Sutton I haven't heard an album this completely beautiful in a very long time. It's an absolute joy to listen to as a fan, and pure inspiration as a creator.
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gavinblane So much to love about this LP. I can hear aside from Drum & Bass influences from Ulrich Schnauss, Olafur Arnolds, Trentemoller, Pat Metheny.
Expertly written and produced.
Big wide expanse with delicate melody, atmospheric soundtracks with soothing chord progressions and solid strong rhythms.
Exceptional body of work.
Thank you. Favorite track: Mosaic.
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Synths This is an album you can listen to from start to finish and forget about the world. Intricate, beautiful and fascinating throughout.
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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    **Digital version available now. Vinyl is due to ship end of May.**

    Whytwo - Ghost LP - 2 x 12" Vinyl

    Very limited run of 300 vinyls.

    A1) Promises
    A2) Memories
    A3) Held Away
    B1) Regrets
    B2) Blooming
    B3) Left Out feat. Faodail
    C1) Ghosts feat. Rebecca Murray
    C2) Mosaic
    C3) Cyclical
    D1) Droplets
    D2) Slowly
    D3) Apart

    "Don’t be afraid, old son, it’s only me,
    though not as I’ve appeared before,
    on the battlements of your signature,
    or margin of a book you can’t throw out"
    ~ Michael Donaghy

    Whytwo is a young, enigmatic artist from Scotland, UK. A talented multi-instrumentalist and performer with an extraordinarily broad range.
    First coming to Blu Mar Ten's attention after entering their 2017 remix competition, Whytwo created a wildly different take on their track 'Titans', bending it into a skittering, menacing groove while somehow maintaining a playful edge.

    Fast-forward a little and we've now arrived at Whytwo's debut LP, 'Ghost', an exhilarating and elasticated take on Drum & Bass that exists in the hinterland between elation, melancholy and longing.

    Mirroring Whytwo's music, the album's title, 'Ghost', is richly layered word, meaning, in different places and at different times; a memory of something or someone; to disappear without communication; to move quietly and quickly; to secretly do work for another; and, of course, a being caught between worlds.
    From the old English, 'Gast', meaning 'breath' or 'spirit', the word eventually transformed into 'Ghost' coming to describe "a slight suggestion, mere shadow or semblance". All of these definitions relate, in some way, to the album now before us.

    In conversations with Whytwo, he describes how his Jazz musician Grandfather was the person responsible for first giving him music-making software, and whose clarinet features on some of the album tracks. At the same time that 'Ghost' was being created, Whytwo was looking after a young child and some of the drums on 'Ghost' are recordings of the child hitting things. Whytwo describes the feeling of existing between these two extreme states, young & old, naive & experienced, primitive & advanced, and taking the role of a medium 'caught between worlds' whose task was to stitch together this generational fabric.

    The result is nothing less than spectacular. Despite having its roots in Drum & Bass, the rules and conventions of the style are ruthlessly disobeyed resulting in glittering cascades of melody, harmony and rhythm that somehow burst with both sadness and joy, hope & loss, memory and anticipation. The music swoops and dips, briefly casting shadows before blasting them away with sunlight, evoking memories both personal and collective. This is 'Lost Soul Music' that manages to speak to all of us.

    Despite being deceptively listenable, Whytwo insists this is not relaxing background music. Listeners should fully engage with the music beyond its attractive surface and absorb it at the same deep human level where it was created. 'Ghost's production levels are astoundingly high but focussing on those would be a mistake. They only serve to carry the spiritual content of the music across to the audience and unlock the valves of feeling. The beauty here is not the machine, but the ghost in the machine.

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Promises 04:14
Memories 04:49
Held Away 04:19
Regrets 04:41
Blooming 04:07
Mosaic 03:58
Cyclical 04:56
Droplets 05:27
Slowly 06:35
Apart 03:07


released April 29, 2022


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