With his ghostly, rhythmically elusive representations of bas
As comfortable in the realm of noise/drone protagonists such as Helm (whom he has recently remixed for forthcoming release on Alter) as on firmer dance floor footing with labels like Tempa, Hemlock and Idle Hands, the spectral low-end drift of Parris‘s music allows him to work the periphery of conventional club expectations, his DJ sets twitching with erratic psychedelic energy while rattling the cage exactly when they need to.
Deeply influenced by early sub-heavy dubstep productions and his youthful appearances at iconic bass club night FWD>>, Parris has a trio of 12″ releases to his name: ‘Burr’ (Idle Hands, 2014), ‘Skeletal’ (Ancient Monarchy, 2016) and this year’s ‘Your Kiss Is Sour’ on Hemlock – not to mention ”TX280916′, a super-limited tape out via Keysound, a forthcoming EP on Trilogy Tapes and his own label venture Soundman Chronicles through which he has championed fellow marginalists such as Rabit and Wen.
“Teetering somewhere between oddball experimentalism and functional club weapon” THE QUIETUS
“An underground fixture and a strikingly mature musical voice” THE WIRE
“a true club oddity, pulling ideas from early dubstep, grime and techno and fashioning them into a skeletal, pulsing celebration of bass” – FACT
|26/10/17||Parris in Berlin, DE||About Blank|