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Golden Skin

by Pale Sketcher

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David Molnar
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David Molnar This is the music that you hear when you eat too much nyquil chicken, and you hit your head while vomiting and pass out on the bathroom floor. The download, however, is significantly cheaper, so I recommend that instead. Favorite track: Rollercoaster.
Barnie Mac
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Barnie Mac An instant pre order, as w/ anything JK creates. Always love some pale sketcher vibes! Yet another demonstration in a stunning line of successful 2022/post-pandemic Broadrick releases. Keep them coming!
Smorkin
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Smorkin <3 Pale Sketcher. You scratch a musical itch that needs to be scratched like no other artist. When I listen to your music, everything in the world is pushed far away and there is just the sounds you weave into an exquisite tapestry that speaks to special place somewhere deep inside me. Thank you for what you do.
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"It finds him churning out sputtering, melodic IDM that would fit very nicely next to Aphex Twin's material - a far cry from Jesu/Godflesh, but awesome in its own right." -BrooklynVegan on "I'm Your Possession"

Written and recorded primarily between 2009-2013, Golden Skin was originally slated for release on Richard D. James’ (Aphex Twin) Rephlex Records prior to it shuttering, and it evokes fond memories of the height of experimentation in IDM/braindance while still resonating heavily with the here and now. Unearthed and completed by Broadrick specifically for its unveiling on GIVE/TAKE, the full-length album reveals itself as a devastatingly beautiful and essential new entry in the artist’s repertoire.

Dripping with smart style, shimmering electronics, and complex dream-like vocal sampling, Golden Skin propels the listener through a truly heavy, affecting experience, bordering on ecstatic, from the LP’s melancholy, yet hyper-breaks driven opener “Today,” to the minimal and dusty trip-hop-laden finale “Hymn for Light.”

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released September 23, 2022

justinkbroadrick.com / givetake.life

All music and production by Justin K Broadrick 2009-2013 at Avalanche Studios, U.K. Design and layout by J. Lexvold.

GT044 © 2022 Pale Sketcher. ℗ 2022 Mute Song Ltd.

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Pale Sketcher UK

pale sketcher was created by JK Broadrick as an outlet for exclusively electronic beat based pieces that were intended for jesu. First releases were on Ghostly International "Interestingly, as Broadrick has moved from more traditional signifiers of heaviness (aggression, guitars, volume) towards their opposites (melancholy, computers, texture) his music has only gotten deeper and more affecting." ... more

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