FNGRNLS is an enigmatic entity: each release is its own universe, from hard-hitting dubstep releases filled with dark soundscapes to whirlwind explorations of sound design. You never know what to expect with each release, and with Out Of Body, he stays committed to this path. This release has its roots based in house and techno, with the producer fusing elements of those genres with his own singular vibe.
Nearly lost to the winds of time and happenstance, the release is a testament to persevering through thick and thin, whether it’s fighting a creative block or having to rework wayward material. By experimenting with unusual fusions of genres and styles, he has hit upon an exciting release that effortlessly weaves between the light and dark. Whether you are craving some fierce bass wobbles or a blissful climb into the clouds, this and so much more lie within.
With just the right touch of blissful atmospherics and weighty bass, “Apparition” starts the release off in the most infectious way. The groove of the track hooks you in instantly, causing you to forget anything exists outside of it. The dreamy melodicism solidifies the weightless effect it has on the listener, as the song ebbs and flows on it’s journey deep inside the mind.
“Here but Not Here” continues the EP’s penchant for sucking you into it’s world. The mutant distorted bassline is truly otherworldly with it’s winding gritty textures; combined with the melodic stabs of the synth along with its driving rhythm, the tune refuses to let up and instead constantly amps up the intensity. It’s only when it’s at it’s fever pitch that the genius of it’s design suddenly dawns on you.