AOTW – Model Man

Model Man’s slightly left field  instrumental track ‘Autumn Thieves’ caught our attention for this week’s ‘Artist Of The Week’.  What starts out as an innocent sounding solo piano track ends up crossing genres, experimenting with minimalism and ambient electronic.  The way the instruments are used is interesting; at times the piano strings are plucked rather than played, there are synth’s swells that weave in and out as well as ponticello (bowed close to the bridge) strings creating fantastic textures.  All of this is underpinned by a groove that keeps you nodding along.

Take a listen: