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Available as limited, Indie-shop-only, mint-green vinyl.
The 3rd LP from Will Wiesenfelds Baths project. Less outwardly grim than the darker half of the last Baths LP - 'Obsidian' - but twice as bittersweet. Romaplasm reimagines approachable electronic pop songs as pieces of scaffolding that can be lived in, expanded and retracted, or torn down entirely.
Comfort can be a crutch or a conduit for a creative breakthrough. For Baths, it’s led to a level of artistic confidence and stability that’s allowed him to produce his finest work. Enter Romaplasm, a profoundly emotional record steeped in the at-home obsessions of LA’s Will Wiesenfeld.
“I’m not as emotive with real world things as I am when I’m neck deep in anime, video games, books or comics…” Baths says. “I wanted to be honest with myself that this is where my heart lies and where I get the most emotion out of life. I wanted a record that mirrors those emotions but in an indirect way.”
In his own singular style, Baths has created his own post-modern take on Romanticism. Romaplasm bears a similar emphasis on emotion and individualism. You can see the hallmarks of the movement’s stress on awe—and like many of the great Romantic artists, he confronts the gnawing chaos of life with a focus on beauty and the sublime. As the German painter, Caspar David Friedrich once affirmed: the artist’s feeling is his law.
As seen in; DIY Mag, Loud & Quiet, The Skinny, The Line of Best Fit, Mixmag, London In Stereo, The Vinyl Factory, Noisey, The 405 and Rockfeedback.
1. Yeoman 2. Extrasolar 3. Abscond 4. Human Bog 5. Adam Copies 6. Lev 7. I Form 8. Out 9. Superstructure 10. Wilt 11. Coitus 12. Broadback