TOTW: Jon Hopkins_ Abandon Window (Moderat Remix)

Jon Hopkins album Immunity is dark and layered with wonderful textures that are open for Remixing and Abandon Window (Previously a TOTW track) has been given this honour by Moderat.

Keeping the Original stripped down sound Moderat manage to create something that manages to stay faithful whilst adding a more rhythmic club aesthetic from the get go:

TOTW: Jon Hopkins_Abandon Window

John Hopkins fourth album immunity came out earlier this year and I have only recently caught up with it. He has managed to create music which straggles both the dance floor and your headphones with its blend of instrumentation, electronics and recorded textures.

I really like the way the album manges to go from tracks more orientated towards the club to thought pieces like Abandon Window without loosing an overall mood.

Abandon Window features a simple piano melody which is accompanied by a bed of intriguing organic textures. These textures become a key point of the track. Some are easily recognisable like the fireworks, others are more of a mystery which I find captivating: