Luke Sanger - Languid Gongue

Hi all, just popping up my next release here. Should be of relevance to lines readers, as there is some heavy Norns (MLR, Cranes + Reels) usage in some tracks.

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Balmat’s first release comes from Luke Sanger, a Norwich, UK-based artist whose two decades of electronic music-making have encompassed a range of tools and techniques, from MaxMSP to modular synthesis. Along the way he has built an extensive catalog encompassing ambient atmospheres, abstract soundscaping, and more. With Languid Gongue, he puts multiple approaches into play. Experiments in microtonal composition balance out pieces in standard tunings, while esoteric electronic machines merge with familiar acoustic treatments and microphone techniques.

The result is a constellation of his signature sounds: freeform new-age fantasia; spring-loaded toytronic arpeggios; quartz-driven braindance clockworks. Drifting between consonant, almost lyrical compositions and shape-shifting textural sketches, the album drifts with the nonchalance of a sky-high cirrus cloud, and it glows as if illuminated from within. When we heard the material, we knew that it was the perfect choice to launch the label. To us, it sounds like a roadmap for points unknown.

releases August 13, 2021

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Hey all, this is out today!
A handful of vinyl left if that’s your thang:

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I love this description…very fitting.

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loving the artwork!! can‘t wait to dig into those songs!

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Looking forward to getting the vinyl!

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Ah thanks for the support, means a lot coming from you guys! x

teeny bump cause I’ve been enjoying this one :comet:
some real lovely playfulness

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Did a little interview with Ableton about making this album, also chatted a bit about Monome:

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This is awesome to read about—I was just listening to the album when I saw this thread. Thanks for sharing!

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excited to read this ! !

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hope there’s something of interest amongst the ramblings :sweat_smile: