Kowton - Utility Joe Cowton has come a long way. When the English producer debuted as Kowton in 2009, his 2-stepping Stasis (G Mix), Countryman perfectly fit Keysound's nocturnal moods. Since then he's orbited around his own nexus of dubstep, grime, house and techno. I don't think I meant to do an album," he recently told RBMA, but of course it had to happen. Utility comes nearly seven years into a rich career, so its nine tracks don't tell an origin story so much as present the creature Kowton has become. It turns out that he's matured into a familiar beast.
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Album · 2016 · 9 Songs. See All. She Don't Jack - Single. Never Liked Dancing - Single. Basic Music Knowledge - Single.
Kowton has announced details of his debut album, Utility. The nine-track album will be released through Livity Sound in April, and marks his first LP after seven years of releasing music under the name. The name Utility came from a series of conversations I had in the build up to finishing the record, the producer told The Quietus. What feels most prescient to me right now is writing concise music with purpose and direction – visceral music that’s uncluttered both sonically and theoretically. I wanted to create an LP that works on the floor but is nuanced enough to justify repeat listens.
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- Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – BF 18283
- Mastered At – Ten Eight Seven Mastering
- Artwork – Tess Redburn
- Design – Kenneth Shaw
- Mastered By – Beau*
- Mixed By [Additional] – Ben Tregaskes*
NotesSlightly different track order than the vinyl release
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