Music Review | posted 27.09.2011
Long Arm
Organic EP
Project: Mooncircle, 2011
Text Maximilian Theisen , Translation Julia Frohn
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After his much-praised debut The Branches, Long Arm has just released his second record on Project: Mooncircle. On Organic, the Russian producer is supported by the producer Krts, who chipped in a remix, the Mexican singer Graciela Maria, who should be known to a broader audience due to her collaboration with Robot Koch and a few others. The album begins with the title track, in which the attentive listener will rediscover a few samples from The Branches next to the voice of Teknical Development. Other than that, it’s only the track Letter From The Space (Long Arm Remix) that sounds somewhat similar to Long Arm’s first record. In opposition to the predecessor, Organic only offers five original tracks, the other four songs are either remixes or instrumental versions of the five original ones. What might come as a disappointment when first looking at the track list actually turns out to be a major gain during listening. The remixers (especially Krts) managed to create their versions with so much soul of their own that one could almost see them as independent songs. Musically, Organic can hold a candle to The Branches. However, all in all, some would have liked to see more Long-Arm-tracks and less remixes.

You can find Long Arm’s EP Organic at hhv.de: LP
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