Having released five track EP ‘Hive Mind’ on UK label Planet Mu earlier this year, Brooklynite Ital – aka Daniel Martin-McCormick – follows it up with full length album 'Dream On' on 5th November.
Continuing his experimental diversions into house, techno and of course Italo, and mixing them with New York's recent history of broken beats and bass driven sound, this time around 20 weeks of touring has helped infuse them with the raw energy of the dancefloor whilst still retaining the broad, impressionistic brush strokes of his earlier work.
Track titles such as ‘Eat Shit (Waterfalls Mix)' and 'What a Mess' hint at Ital's background in DIY punk and noise, amorphous, swirling psychedelic elements and walls of ambient noise and atmosphere providing a counterpoint to the swathes of clean-cut, grid driven Ableton productions.
Catch him in the US throughout the rest of September and the beginning of October – alongside Laurel Halo, Magic Touch and M Geddes Gedras - before he crosses the Atlantic for a series of European dates including Poland's Unsound Festival.
U.S. Dates with Laurel Halo / Magic Touch / M Geddes Gedras
09-21 Brooklyn, NY - 285 Kent
09-22 Baltimore, MD - Floristree
09-23 Washington, DC - DC 9
09-25 Purchase, NY - SUNY Purchase College
09-26 Allston, MA - Great Scotts
09-28 Toronto, Ontario - Parts and Labour
09-29 Oberlin, OH - Oberlin College
09-30 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
10-01 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue and 7th Street
10-02 Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme
10-03 Gambier, OH - The Horn Gallery
10-04 Detroit, MI – Adult Contemporary
10-06 Pittsburgh, PA - VIA Festival at 6119
EU Tour Dates, Autumn 2012 (live a/v show feat. Aurora Halal)
10-10 Helsinki, Kuudes Linja
10-12 Riga, Skanu Mezs
10-13 Berlin, Mindpirates
10-19 Krakow, Unsound Festival *
10-20 Moscow, TBC
10-26 Stockholm, Under Bron
10-30 Dijon, Novosonic Festival
11-1 Bergen, Ekko Festival
11- 2 Paris, Point Ephemere
11-3 Brussels, Les Ateliers Klaus
11- 6 Brighton, Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
11- 7 London, Illuminations in assocation with Bleed @ Corsica Studios
11-9 London, Wavey Tones vs Sneaker Social Club @ Lightbox **
11-10 Torino, Club To Club Festival
* Interplanetary Prophets w/ Heiroglyphic Being
** DJ set
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