Foxconn / Trios
Cat #: KNV003
Format: 12″ / Digital
Artwork: Tobias Madison
‘Foxconn/Trios’ is a previously unreleased record originally recorded by d’Eon in 2012 during their time of involvement with the Hippos In Tanks label. While d’Eon’s past releases have been varying in genre, a unique aesthetic has nonetheless emerged. Though the new release consists of compositions not entirely unheard (tracks have previously popped up in their mixes), the density created by the release’s overall form showcases ‘Foxconn/Trios’ as a completely new side of d’Eon. Presented here is a mutated micro-strain of that d’Eon aesthetic extracted and radically over-intensified, employing a distilled version of their sound pallet but bent into entirely new shapes. On first listen structure and tempo steal focus from the tracks’ varying instrumentation, presenting a more singular expression than d’Eon’s previous releases… The songs are presented as simply out of this world. Its nearest contemporaries however, could be the audio-materialist studies of Mark Fell, post ‘Oversteps’ Autechre, late period OPN, or Lorenzo Senni.
‘Foxconn/Trios’ is accompanied by a work from Swiss artist, Tobias Madison, whose practice often involves collaborative projects whilst themes in the work itself suggest a staunch independency and celebration of self-organisation. Madison’s roles are varied (artist, curator, client), as are the mediums he works in. Video, text and installation are regularly used as tools for continuous recording, distribution and thinking. Tobias Madison is represented by Freedman Fitzpatrick (LA) and Galerie Francesca Pia (Zürich).