The Fader interviews Laurel Halo about her new EMPAC-produced record, Dust

By Aimee Cliff

June 21, 2017

"... Working between a black box space and a concert hall, with percussion, piano, and a digital mixer, she spent time recording a wide-ranging palette of zany sounds, making acoustic noises sound synthetic, and vice versa. Those freewheeling sonic experiments formed the psychedelic and adventurous basis of Dust. Dazzling synth and saxophone melodies and incongruous samples zig-zag across this album’s surface..."

In 2015, electronic artist Laurel Halo used her EMPAC residency to develop and record the bulk of her new album Dust, on Hyperdub Records. The Fader spoke with her about her experience and the scope of the new project. Read the full interview.