Review of Folding, And The Tea [12k1021]

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…On the other hand 12k is one of the few labels in the electronica genre willing to bet on new names and projects with a non-immediate commercial appeal. So here’s the debut CD by Christopher Willits, a guitarist with a degree in electronic music at the Californian authorative Mills College, a work of neat rhythmic and melodic geometries, tiny sketches which spontaneously spring from the electronic elaboration in real time of delicate guitar chords, stellar dust of glitch encrusted on the old good six strings in a dialectical brood over continuity and fragmentariness (the emphasis on the fold – even the sleeve is folding! – has been directly borrowed from Leibniz and Deleuze).

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