Illinois-based producer Marcos “Lorn” Ortega closes off his paranoid beats before anything runs too long on Nothing Else, and the slim set here is as rich with spooky string sections as it is with rumbling synth bass. Hovering around the 2:30 or three-minute mark, each track is short and sweet, eventually touching on both Breakupdown-era Ghislain Poirier’s work as well as the fruits of the now-hyperactive West Coast beat music scene, where Flying Lotus combs demos to pluck a worthy entry for his Brainfeeder label. Read more at Blurt, or get his Low End Theory podcast.
Posted by: Dominic Umile | 06/26/2010
Published Elsewhere: Lorn