FaltyDL: You Stand Uncertain
Reviewed by Laurent Fintoni Source: (Fact Magazine)
From beginning to end, Drew Lustman’s second album as FaltyDL draws you in and swallows you whole, submerging you into a world full of emotions, hidden meanings, flashbacks to times gone by and possible futures. In a recent interview with Martin Clark, Lustman discussed at length the emotional process behind this album, and evidence of this is clear from the first listen.
You Stand Uncertain is many things: a coherent album of
A rarity from the New York producer: a dance set that works as an album proper.
Reviewed by Matthew Bennett Source: (BBC Music)
Ah, the modern dance album. Let’s face it: the format has lost its way since the heady days of The Orb and Underworld. Even The Chemical Brothers had a stab at installing an album architecture and variance that made sense to deluded ravers.
So, the trail for the Holy Grail of a perfect dance album has gone awry. With the current club scene possessing the attention span of a goldfish on ketamine, the search for this electronic elixir more often
You Stand Uncertain
Reviewed by Helene Dancer Source: (Brainer Magazine)
FaltyDL’s second album, ‘You Stand Uncertain’, has elicited an unprecedented amount of chin stroking. There have been references to his ‘post-post-modern’ use of samples and debates as to how he achieved such an elegant sense of timelessness to his compositions. However you like your music dissected, ‘You Stand Uncertain’ is an intriguing album.
Even though he’s based Stateside, FaltyDL – or Drew Lustman – has always been
FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain
Reviewed by Andrew Ryce Source: (Resident Advisor)
The only common thread running through Brooklyn's Drew Lustman's work thus far has been a mischievous sense of vaguely garage skip (cribbed equally from both sides of the pond) and a tendency to hop from one extreme to the other. Recent music for current home Planet Mu has shown him trying on templates for size, with last year's Phreqaflex and Endeavour EPs being exercises in classy 2-step and slow, swampy house respectively.
You Stand Uncertain
- Eskmo - Let Them Sing
- Ikonika - Smuck
- Geiom & Shortstuff - No Hand Signals
- Starkey - OK Luv
- Raffertie - 7th Dimension
- Ceephax Acid Crew - United Acid Emirates
- Kuedo - Dream Sequence E.P.
- Starkey - Ephemeral Exhibits
- Neil Landstrumm - Lord For £39
- Distance - Repercussions
- Last Step - 1961
- Mrs Jynx - The Standoffish Cat
- Venetian Snares - My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)
- Meat Beat Manifesto - Autoimmune
- iTAL tEK - Cyclical
- Mary Anne Hobbs - Evangeline
- Venetian Snares - Miss Balaton
- Various Production & Virus Syndicate - Apollo/Neva Argue
- Sunken Foal - Fermented Condiments
- Sunken Foal - Fallen Arches
- Venetian Snares - Detrimentalist
- The Gasman - Superlife
- Eero Johannes - Eero Johannes
- Virus Syndicate - Sick Pay