Donnacha Costello: “Dry Retch” (Together is the New Alone, Mille Plateaux 2001)
Gorgeous ambient sounds from Irish sound chameleon Donnacha Costello… this album is now over ten years old (!). I first heard Costello’s music on his debut for Force Inc, Growing Up in Public, and I have to say I was underwhelmed. This follow-up on companion label Mille Plateaux more than made up for it, though — I have been a fan ever since. His Minimise label has been a healthy platform for his minimal techno workouts, with a broad series of 12"s (and some comps thereof), and he continues to delight with new music. But for now, enjoy this throwback in all its loveliness.