Live This Week: Jon Hopkins to bring ambient tones to the Warfield

Every now and then, an artist comes around that truly elevates their chosen form, baffling listeners and expanding the possibilities of what would otherwise be a standard genre exercise. 2018's Singularity, the well-revered 5th record of British electronic producer Jon Hopkins, assumes the shape of ambient techno, but it never sits still for long, oscillating between moments of introspection and the hedonism that beat-driven music notoriously provides. Don't be mistaken though — club music it is not, as Hopkins is firmly planted in contemplation with this release. With all traces of bass removed, it is music for regeneration. Hopkins studied [...]

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