(Reviewed by Igloo Magazine Nov. 2022)
Weldroid returns with Apprentice of Chaos for the ever dependable Section 27. An art experiment at re-imagining the soundtrack of the Netflix show The Witcher, AOC is a roughened, post-industrial behemoth that shakes and rattles its way through the mist. Cinematic structures emanate throughout the recordings; filled with tethered glitch, abrasive mechanics, dark ambient motifs, and soundtracks to uninhabited worlds, Weldroid as a result transmits distress signals with an emphasis on oscillating electrical data fields weaving into and out of the fog. A solid package showcasing the artists’ ability to flex and fracture darkened electronics within the constructs of seamless and unexpected ambient voyages.
Those little robotic things living in the forest tend to like the noises he makes...
Weldroid is the 8-
bit emulation of an electrical engineer, a cgi artist and a coffee connoisseur merged into one person and left alone in the middle of a forest in the middle of a forgotten peninsula built of discarded and ancient electronic devices and lots of copper wire....more