2X combo points: beautiful sound, beautiful imagery.
Tycho is the electronic music project of Californian artist Scott Hansen. His taste in music matches his taste in art; both emitting that warm, pseudo-retro tranquility that gives the sensation of floating in colour, a sensation I have not been able to find anywhere else.
Under the alias of iso50, his website, blog, and portfolio is a regularly updated collection of art and music where the line is sometimes hard to see. His own artwork, while genuine and unique, seems as if its something you've seen as a child, playing with that wonderful feeling of nostalgia.
I've purchased a 12" of the album "Past is Prologue" and as it arrived lost the use of my record player. MP3s of the album are constantly playing and, along with Boards of Canada and the Books, is getting me through college without losing my mind. The pre-order for the single "Coastal Brake" was announced earlier this month, along with three remixes and a fold out poster of alternative artwork.
I suggest you listen to the previews yourself. > blog.iso50.com
Although his art pieces are more than I can see myself spending, they are all something I want to have hanging on my walls.
Tycho - The Daydream
On a side note I want to copyright the use of "pseudo-retro tranquility".
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