IAMX releases experimental, enigmatic ‘Unfall’ LP
Enigmatic producer IAMX has returned with an incredible new project in hand, composed entirely on analog synths. Unfall sees the producer tapping in to the more abstract, gestural realm of analog music making. While producer Chris Corner is known for his mercurial and nuanced persona, Unfall veers away from traditional pop structures while leaning fully into the playful and experimental nature of the analog synths that, exclusively, make up each track.
“The songs on Unfall are an antidote to normal IAMX structure and a chance to be as playful as we like. Part of the attractiveness of this project is the freedom and experimentation,” said Corner, crediting his love for abstract and creative math with his interest in electronic music. Unfall sees Corner curating his diverse interests into pure sound with a deliciously intimate details achieved after hours of tedious programming.
“I’ve always tried to be as minimal as possible,“ said Corner of his process. “Using simplistic stuff is helpful but it’s complicated getting interesting and diverse sounds.”
Corner’s latest project draws from a rich legacy of releases with former group Sneaker Pimps and a series of successful remixes under the titular moniker. The project features a number of songs co-produced by Jim Abbiss of Kasabian and Adele fame.
“I want to produce something that takes me someplace otherworldly,” said Corner. Indeed.