There's a level of front to making a 20 minute plus track that tugs at the eyebrow. Like, okay. The hope is that it will be a city unto itself, a self-contained world in which to lose your way. The fear is that it will be terribly self-indulgent. Thankfully, Brooklyn experimental producer Bryce Hackford's attempt at the form is an elegant two fingers to fractured attention spans. Run-On Cirrus, from Hackford's new album 'Fair', plays out like a short film: it builds like Bambi taking its first steps – skittering and blinking – before time-lapse blazing into something altogether more majestic. While the idea of majesty is undeniably pompous, Run-On Cirrus avoids spoilt entitlement for Blade Runner's sense of wonder at sailing ships in the sky.
PRAH Recordings will release 'Fair' on 9th December 2013.