Pulsating, fleshy rhythms that translate the catastrophic events of everyday life into sonic reverberations are just one of the trademarks of Sutekh, whose searing minimal techno experiments helped shape the Bay Area scene of the late 90's. Drawing listener's attention to the liminal space between the notes played, Seth Horvitz's tracks build densely interlocking patterns, where subtle manipulations create space for a deeper resonance.
Hypnotic, cascading percussion and ominously layered glitches; what Horvitz calls "rhythm, not algorithm"
context, Force Inc, Mille Plateaux, Orthlorng Musork
On Bach (2010)
Horvitz's return to dance music after several years away was partially due to a provocation by experimental musician Bob Ostertag that the genre lacks humanity