Lonely City Sampler [hand-stamped / label sleeve]Time Is Now
£9.99 (£11.99 incl. VAT)
A. Lonely City Cut 2 B. Lost In A Sea Of Rolling Eyes C. Lonely City Cut 4 D. And Then There Was The Mass Chanting
The next ten-inch cut of the Time Is Now series comes courtesy of Nicky Soft Touch. These four tracks are a taste of things to come, handpicked from an as-yet-unannounced double LP the
Bristol native has had in the works since 2019.
Nicky Soft Touch's recent outings include two dusty hip-hop dubplates on London's Ghost Notes Worldwide; for Lonely City Sampler he explores a more British sound. Using a tape deck and a pile of old jungle tapes, cut-up snippets were crafted into an audio collage balancing ambience with rave style crescendos. Driving dubwise bass dominates 'Lost In A Sea Of Rolling Eyes'
while disrupted breakbeats meet stuttering chords in 'Lonely City Cut 4'. The closing track's
garage-inflected UK techno beat is haunted by spaced out diva vocals, a melancholic mover for
Lonely City Sampler drops December 10th via Time Is Now.