Wherever You Go, I Will Follow
Boomkat Editions
Ltd. 12"EP, incl. printed Inner Sleeve
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1Wherever You Go 8:30
2I Will Follow 10:45

Jochem Petri's (aka Newworldaquarium) returns to his alias 154 (sometimes Ross 154). Originally conceived to soundtrack an installation by Delta (the artist behind stacks of Delsin’s label artwork), the 22 minute piece’s swell of amniotic techno ambience has been sliced to vinyl here in two parts playing at 45rpm, which was patently the best way to capture the billowing but viscous harmonic dynamics of what surely ranks among 154’s most impressive works.

Typically crafted in one improvised take, Wherever You Go, I Will Follow finds Peteri wholeheartedly embracing the harmony between analogue and digital realms in his studio; finally allowing him to dynamically compose, edit and effortlessly shift between and inside mediums; something he’s been hoping technology would allow for years but which has only effectively become possible recently.

Taking inspiration from the birth of his second child, the results are suitably life- affirming and bathed in light. They take the listener beyond the smoked-out introspection of his seminal Strike [2004] and The Dead Bears [2007] albums - both a huge influence on Actress, Lee Gamble and Huerco S among very many others - not to mention perennial faves of ours - to a more contented and quietly alluring place on the horizon, positively replacing his earlier work’s sense of detachment with transcendent feelings of intimacy, happiness, love.