Posted by: Dominic Umile | 03/16/2010

Published Elsewhere: Donnacha Costello

Before_GoodbyeOn his first proper studio album since 2000, Donnacha Costello delivers subtle but sentimental house and techno. Mirroring a characteristic that’s front-and-center on his Colorseries releases, Costello will often maintain a single sonic theme for several minutes at a time on Before We Say Goodbye. At its most resonant, the meditation is anchored to dubby reverb treatment and warm keys, yielding deep, analog textures too frequently unexplored by contemporary producers. Read the rest of my review at PopMatters.

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