Copenhagen’s Echocord returns with a long player from Mathimidori entitled Akebono and comprised on ten original compositions.
Mathimidori, better know by most as Mathias Kaden has been using this alias as a way to showcase his take on dub-leaning, minimalistic and refined Techno via labels such as Dorian Paic’s Raum Musik, Tokyo’s Mule Musiq and Berlin’s Ornaments. Here though we see deliver his debut long player under the guise, and fittingly the LP will be released via esteemed Dub Techno imprint Echocord, home to releases from the likes of STL, Deepchord, Fluxion, XDB and Forest Drive West.
Across the Akebono album Mathimidori delivers hazy, spaced out instrumentals like Maiia, Ork and Soso while tracks like Asaka and Shao offer a darker approach. The project also welcomes an assortment of collaborations such as opening track Java alongside Spain’s Pulshar, Kioku featuring Japanese artist Tomomi Ukumori and Kobe with Germany’s Rhauder which all lean towards downtempo dub territories. Also featured are Sakura who provides spoken word vocals for Akebono and Shoco who joins Mathimidori for the ambient leaning album conclusion Akari.