Melting Regular’s new EP Void Crop is out on Pittsburgh label Rorer 714 Recordings, which specializes in experimental electronic music.
Void Crop‘s opening track is “Dust Feel,” a jumble of gritty drones, back-masked sound swatches, and disembodied, pitch-shifted vocal samples. The track feels too structured to be considered pure noise, although its “beat” is merely suggested by a semi-rhythmic series of hisses and clicks. If a ghost somehow came to inhabit an ancient, boxy computer monitor and could only communicate with the living world via song, “Dust Feel” is the melancholy cry this poor, late 90’s spirit would produce. Glitchy, haunting, and altogether unique.