A highly anticipated debut for the electronic space in 2011 comes courtesy of bedroom producer Com Truise.
While pioneering at the time, the traditional forms of IDM, glitch, and synth-pop have become seemingly derivative as an overwhelming amount of producers use the form as a template for their sound. A new chapter has been long overdue, and part of the story
continues in 2011 with a new breed of artists who incorporate the sounds we grew up on - alongside inspirations of styles from other genres we've seen since.
Com Truise moves the needle forward with raw, beat-driven drum machine grooves underlying a thick layer of ambiance; controlled, tight-rope walking synths topped with a sprinkling of warm italo discotheque. His Facebook page describes the sound as "electronic, slow-motion funk, synthwave, tape," calling to mind an algorithm-based Chromeo or lo-fi, slowed-down version of Dam Funk.
The Princeton, NJ producer has a string of remixes under his belt for the likes of Neon Indian and Twin Shadow.The single "Cyanide Sisters" is available now on the compilation We'll Never Stop Living This Way: A Ghostly Primer.
The EP Cyanide Sisters is available for free download on Com Truise's website.