Mmoths ‘Luneworks’

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MMOTHS_Luneworks_CoverArtist: Mmoths
Title: Luneworks
Label: Because Music/OYAE
Release Date: 11th March 2016
Format: CD / Vinyl / Digital
Tracklist:
1 You
2 Deu
3 Phase In
4 Para Polaris
5 Verbena
6 Scent
7 Eva
8 Lucid
9 Body Studies
10 1709
11 Phase Out
12 Ohm
13 Naoko Pt. 1
14 Naoko Pt. 2

11th March 2016 marks the release of Luneworks, the much anticipated debut album by 22-year old Dublin-based musician and producer, Jack Colleran, A.K.A MMOTHS. The follow-up to MMOTHS EP (2012) and Diaries EP (2013) was entirely written, composed, produced and performed by Colleran and will be available on Because Music/OYAE.

Luneworks was created during a period of personal upheaval for Colleran, who headed out to a friend’s tiny spare room in L.A with just a laptop and a few changes of clothes. What ensued was an intense month of twelve hour night-time writing and recording sessions, where Jack sought to isolate himself in order to keep the songs as pure as possible. The quietness of the city at night was a real inspiration, and the constraints of an alien environment proved something of a liberation.

The ancestral, ethereal spirit of Ireland is also present throughout Luneworks. Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine), one of Dublin’s most famous sonic outliers, is a noted influence – another musician who has wrung sweet emotion out of chaotic noise.

The result is Luneworks, a fully immersive head-trip; a record that is at times brutal and at others unbearably beautiful; sometimes in the overlap of a single track.

Luneworks is a mirror to the soul – a gorgeous, wordless expression of unedited, unfiltered emotion, heralding the arrival of one of the most important electronic artists of our generation.

 

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