Cut Copy's Dan Whitford on ambient project "The January Tape," forthcoming studio album [Interview]
Earmilk's Katey Ceccarelli talks to Dan Whitford of Cut Copy about their ambient project which was released straight to cassette, but only 400 copies. The two discuss what inspired the release of such a different and unique instrumental project. See what Dan had to say in the Earmilk interview below.This article originally appeared on Earfmilk
In today's fast, commercially driven electronic music world, digital releases are blasted across more platforms than ever, and at a truly furious pace. Often times of true creativity is lost in the quest to reach the most ears, gain the most exposure, and pique the interest of the blogosphere. It’s an admittedly exhausting process for those of us tasked with sorting through the sludge. So when a noted electronic group releases a 400-copy straight to cassette ambient project that is a complete left-turn from their previous music, we take note.
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Dan Whitford of Cut Copy on The January Tape (out now on digital platforms) and learn what inspired the unique and refreshing release. Most known for a highly danceable, vocally driven electro-pop sound, the ambient instrumental latest from the band is quite a change from the peppy grooves most associated with Cut Copy...