Genre/Influences: IDM, cinematographic.
Background/Info: Sascha Lemon and his LPF12 sonic brainchild are already back on track. This is the fifth release in the “Whiteout”-series, which has been introduced as ‘a fictional walk to the South Pole, man against nature. A sonic trip through the Antarctic continent’.
Content: LPF12 is getting more and more into soundtrack music experiences, but “Whiteout5” moves back to the sophisticated and IDM-like experiments of the German artist. The work reveals refined astral electro bleeps, which also reveal the minimal side of this work. But you will once more notice the ambient element hanging over the production, and which progressively became the newest influence of LPF12.
+ + + : “Whiteout5” is a well-crafted opus revealing impressive sound treatments. The sound production is pretty vintage-like, but still refined. Even if I’m not always convinced by prolific artists, LPF12 clearly reveals a will to constantly improve different aspects of the production. There for sure is an evolution regarding the influences, but this work features an impressive evolution in the global production process.
– – – : LF12 is a project that has progressively evolved towards an ambient inspiration appealing for a visual content. That’s precisely what this work needs and what you’re missing as a listener.
Conclusion: LPF12 is not reinventing his own sound, but in my humble opinion he achieved one of his most accomplished works to date.
Best songs: “The Missing Horizon”, “Not A Straight Line”.