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    Jesse Whitney – Aegis

    February 16th, 2019

    Jesse Whitney - Aegis

    A musician who employs synthesizers and computer music in his work, Jesse Whitney is also in a band called The Blight. Many of the tracks on Jesse’s cassette Aegis are comprised of simple, spritely synth lines with background washes and supporting melodies. Other tracks are more slow and contemplative, while some might add a boom beat with corroded twittering, some squeaky door-like sounds or deep underwater burbling. Sometimes, clouds of dissonance and noise elements overtake the proceedings, imposing an increasing density. Aegis is strongly recommended for fans of Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company, David Borden’s Music For Amplified Keyboard Instruments and Terry Riley.

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