Awash with the kind of experimentally-rich IDM soundscapes perfected by artists such as Flying Lotus and Caribou, the duo confidently soar into the nether regions of future-proof electronica.
It makes sense that Mattokìnd are one-half classical violinist and one-half electronic producer. Their combined love of Beethoven string sections, spacious post rock and choppy techno is both reflective of their chosen fields but also an interesting study on how residing in a city like Berlin affects artistic output.
“Scenescape” chugs into existence like a planet being born - there’s a repeating static-laden ambience, intercepted by the violins, piano keys and clattering jazz drums. This is the sound of the new Berlin.