Cultural Transmissions
One Child Policy
13 November 2017
VRV

VRV-T004

Digital

One Childs Policy’s debut release, ‘Cultural Transmissions’ features productions that are as kinetic and club-oriented as they are cerebral and mind-bending.

In the opening track, ‘Yin || 阴’ a boomy fractured rhythm lays the foundation for ominous textures swirling alongside a prowling arpeggio, transporting the listener into a sonic abyss. This energy is let loose in the Drexciya-esque ‘Red Coast Base Surveillance’, produced with Harrison Holt, which sets detuned lo-fi pads bleeding over a menacing bass line. In the track ‘Only Me || 孝’, the call and response of the voices are used to explore the dichotomy as a Chinese American upholding filial piety towards his family. Driven by a lo-fi 4/4 pulse, an icy female vocal pierces through moody pads and heady TB-303 atmospheres like an ancient Chinese phoenix rising through the ashes.

With a nod to UK garage, ‘Chasing the Dragon’ brings disco samples to a techno landscape, for a highly danceable track with a big beat. The closing track, ‘Cultural Transmissions’ contrasts piercing sonic bursts (the sound of Chinese fireworks processed and tuned) over layers of silken vocals and heavenly pads that explore the producer’s bittersweet sentiment towards his two-sided upbringing.

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TRACK LISTING:

  1. YIN || 阴
  2. RED COAST BASE SURVEILLANCE (WITH HARRISON HOLT)
  3. ONLY ME || 孝
  4. CHASE THE DRAGON
  5. CULTURAL TRANSMISSIONS
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The Netherlands

+31 43 321 7581
+31 43 201 0819
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UNITED KINGDOM

141 Framfield Road
London W7 1NQ
U.K.

+44 20 8566 0200
EPM
GERMANY

Mittenwalder Str. 44
10961 Berlin
Germany

+49 30 899 935 83
EPM Music USA LLC
UNITED STATES
4470 W Sunset Blvd #441,
Los Angeles, CA 90027
USA

 +1 310 623 7644