There’s something about his orchestral electro wonderment that I adore. It’s music that I listen to and can make me think, “this is why I love music”.
You can tell the renowned Polish composer Henryk Gorecki, who died in November last year, must be a big influence over Dan Black, with his use of minimal strings and choir to create lush landscapes. So in homage to the composer he mixed some of his music up with Busta Rhyme’s Gimmie Some More. Well he sort of mixed it, I’d call it something like, created an amazing track in which he took bits of both and made it his own:
In other news, as far as I can glean from his Twitter, it looks Dan Black is currently making a new album. I can’t wait already.