Clue To Kalo

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Tags: indie electronic seen live folktronica electronica indie pop indie rock australian lo-fi leaf Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 2000s
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The sleeve to Clue To Kalo’s 2003 debut featured an image of a person on a bicycle that was too blurred to determine the character’s gender. It was a curiously apposite image for the Adelaide, Australia-based project: Clue To Kalo aka Mark Mitchell (Australia) creates slow-burning, wide-eyed music that seems deliberately indistinct and intentionally lacking any overt focal point. Rather, the beauty of the project’s debut, Come Here When You Sleepwalk, is revealed only with repeated play and careful listening. The album’s centrepiece, ‘Still We Felt Bulletproof’, sustains interest in excess of 11 minutes through a constant but subtle process of song-mutation from miserablist folk, SID-chip style computer music and pretty folktronica before dissipating in digital scree and backwards melodies. Although Come Here When You Sleepwalk was created on machines, Clue To Kalo reject ‘lap gazing’ live performances in favour of a...

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