“Sounding amazing” – S-Type
“This is cool as fuck” – Ryan Hemsworth
“Wooow this is a monster” – Inkke
“Wicked EP” – MssingNo
“Crazylegs delivering the goods as always” – Teki Latex
At times wide and cinematic, at others tense and threatening, NOKIA paints a vivid picture of a duo who wear a million influences on their sleeves: a twenty minute barrage of blistering sonic energy that feels less like a piece of 2015 electronica and more like a YouTube speedrun of your favourite Sega Dreamcast import.
With an incredible workrate and hunger for discovery, compiling ISLAND’s debut was no easy task. Months of combing through an archive stretching back to 2011 resulted in this: a six-part introduction to the vast expanse of their technicolour world – a world brought to life onscreen by visual artist and long-time collaborator Brendan Bennett.