|MH-268 Deru - Say Goodbye To Useless
Say Goodbye To Useless is Deru’s third full-length release, and his first for Mush Records. While you will find similar aesthetics to his previous releases – moody, atmospheric sounds, haunting melodies and organic textures – they are augmented by his most mature song-writing and cutting-edge beats to date. The album pays homage to classic genres and structures while cultivating a 22nd century smart-party ethic that will snatch the ear of the snobbiest beat head. Deru’s listeners will continue to appreciate his drive for challenging them as much as he challenges himself.
|This is definitely for fans of older Lusine but with a bit more noise, damage and darkness. - ISO50 / Say Goodbye To Useless is a pretty smart record all round. - The Milk Factory / Benjamin Winn’s third album, his debut for San Fran’s weird hoppers Mush, makes for spooky listen.- Clash / A fabulous effort and the first great album of 2010. - The Intricate Mess
|DERU is Benjamin Wynn of LA. Say Goodbye to Useless is his recently released third LP. Wynn samples and reworks sections of old music and frames them with clever electronic production. Though there are stretches of brilliant ambience, this album is very kinetic and beat heavy. It seemed to fit the rainy day today as it leans pretty heavily on darker tones. - Professor Keanbean