FACT combine 681: Kelly Moran

Warp’s Kelly Moran items collectively a colourful combine stuffed with surprising twists and turns.

It was in school when New York-born Kelly Moran found minimalism. She was already an achieved pianist, however given pointers from her professors, she launched into a brand new journey into sound that tossed away a few of the constructions she knew so effectively.

Experimenting with ready piano methods and utilizing an EBow – an electromagnetic gadget for sustaining string notes – Moran began to plan a novel sound that bolted collectively a spectrum of her musical pursuits. Soon, she moved again to New York and joined native DIY acts Cellular Chaos and Voice Coils, enjoying bass and synth.

But Moran’s love for the piano ultimately caught up along with her and he or she channeled her coaching into 2016’s self-released Optimist and 2017’s acclaimed Bloodroot. Earlier this month, following a busy yr performing as a part of Oneohtrix Point Never’s MYRIAD ensemble, Moran launched her most outlined assertion up to now, Ultraviolet on Warp.

Fusing her curiosity in fuzzy ambient music, dream pop, black metallic and jazz, Ultraviolet is a vivid, uncompromising document that illustrates Moran’s imaginative and prescient completely. It’s a theme that carries by means of her FACT combine, as she casually blends Queen with Metro Boomin, Drudkh with Philip Glass and Steve Reich with Oneohtrix Point Never.


Molly Joyce – ‘Shapeshifter’
Metro Boomin – ‘Only You’ (feat. Wizkid, Offset + J Balvin)
Queen – ‘Killer Queen’
Ben Frost – ‘Theory of Machines’
Fennesz + Sakamoto – ‘Oto’
Drudkh – ‘Summoning the Rain’
Philip Glass – ‘Etude VI’
Olga Bell – ‘Khabarovsk Krai’
Gold Panda – ‘Same Dream China’
Steve Reich – ‘Electric Counterpoint (Fast)’
Oneohtrix Point Never – ‘Transmat Memories’
Mario Diaz de Leon – ‘Sanctuary’
At The Drive-In – ‘Arcarsenal’
Ladytron – ‘Season of Illusions’
Bibio – ‘Quantock’
Broadcast – ‘You And Me In Time’
Telefon Tel Aviv – ‘My Week Beats Your Year’