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Slight Metric Discrepancies

They're at the heart of OCP's "Polis II"

OCP is João Ricardo of Porto, Portugal. “Polis II (excerpt)” is Ricardo’s minimalist rendition of tribal beats. The work is a mild cacophony, a breakbeat reverie, the rhythm purposefully tripping over itself at it proceeds. It eventually gathers some considerable layers, but for most of it the seeming complexity is the result largely just of small mismatches, slight metric discrepancies, ever so remotely delayed downbeats.

Track originally posted at soundcloud.com/ocp. More from OCP/Ricardo at joaoricardo.or and twitter.com/ocpptvu.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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