Lone, aka Nottingham's Matt Cutler, announced Reality Testing last week, a new album out June 13th via R&S. Now a new track is available to stream from it titled '2 Is 8' and Cutler has shared his own thoughts on the record in its press release:

"I was listening to a lot of Detroit techno and old Chicago house that had the same grain and dirtiness to it as a lot of the hip-hop I was listening to. That was the real spark—I wanted to make an album that had both hip-hop and house beats, but that weren’t completely different from each other, that shared the same sort of vibe. I love the idea of two things sat side by side, but instead of it seeming like they’re complete opposites, [it's more that] those two things could almost be the same thing."

Stream '2 Is 8' and see the album's tracklisting below.

Reality Testing:

  • 01. First Born Seconds
  • 02. Restless City
  • 03. Meeker Warm Energy
  • 04. Aurora Northern Quarter
  • 05. 2 Is 8
  • 06. Airglow Fires
  • 07. Coincidences
  • 08. Begin to Begin
  • 09. Jaded
  • 10. Vengeance Video
  • 11. Stuck
  • 12. Cutched Under

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