Title: Cloud Chamber EP
Label: Soma Records
Cat. #: SOMA494D
Release Date: 3rd July 2017
01. Petrichor – Cloud Chamber (Original Mix)
02. Petrichor – Rah-Koh (Original Mix)
03. Petrichor – Koh-Rah (Original Mix)
Glasgow’s own Petrichor makes a more than welcome return to his home label with the beautifully crafted Cloud Chamber EP. After a series of well received singles and a stunning debut album under his belt at Soma, Petrichor cemented his name within the label’s ranks with his profound and delicate production style. This newest EP continues to see the talented producer go beyond the norm in his approach to his music.
Title track Cloud Chamber opens the EP in a typically stylistic way. Petrichor’s clean, grooving drum patterns are joined by ethereal pads that sweep effortlessly into existence, each layer adding is own particular nuance to the track all designed to deliver a unique emotive piece. Keeping the organic, beat driven feel, Rah-Koh delves even deeper. Animated percussive elements provide a background for yet more stirring synth work from Petrichor who uses spacial, dubbed out sections creating a subtle and mesmerising track. Completing the EP, Petrichor reworks the previous track creating Koh-Rah a perfect trip into the ambient stratosphere where he creates an evolving and modulating soundscape built around glistening pads and processed sound fields.
The wait may have been a long one but the final product from Petrichor is always worth it.