In a time of instant gratification, various corners of the exploding electronic music movement have challenged our attention span. The world of digital streaming and massive uprising of commercially-owned music festivals has put its water-mark on the way we interpret music. It can be argued that our behaviors have stemmed from features like shuffle to common 'drop' based arrangement formats, while many look to classic analog formats in an attempt to avoid surface-level experience born of accessibility.
In the production community, many time-tested veterans, and even emerging producers continue to drive impact deep into our inner-worlds. The simple assembly of a packaged experience, where we’re challenged to remain with the music rather than stuck in perpetual anticipation of the next stimulus, is the norm across many musical genres.
Templo's "Magnetics" pays respect to the present moment with intricately intertwined worldly sounds and multi-layered percussion fused into a concoction that knows now border. His compositions, while wide in nature, drives the point with pinpoint accuracy that the uncategorizable is the true nature of music. With shuffle, skipping, and focus on the future, we are missing the details of right now.
Stream his most recent work Mountains Don’t Cry to discover more: