Big Spider’s Back (aka Yair Rubinstein) returns in bold fashion with 'Beverly Centaur,' an expansive 9-track album of transportive analog tech-house jams due out digitally and on cassette tape April 28th via Seattle label Hush Hush Records.
It’s been three years since the Durham, North Carolina-based electronic producer unveiled 'Ssoft,' a transitional EP that fully showcased his love for classic melodic techno and propulsive house rhythms filtered through a radiant, colorful, and kaleidoscopic prism. Stray singles and a few remixes have trickled out since then, yet during this interim there was never any specific intention to create an album. The songs that were composed and eventually recorded for 'Beverly Centaur' began simply as a coping mechanism for the personal turmoil he was going through at the time. In an effort to escape the heavy emotional energy he was experiencing, Yair started to engage with his synthesizers. As the artist states, “What became 'Beverly Centaur' started out simply as a therapeutic way to ease my psyche. Nothing more, and nothing less.”
Rather than allowing the music to become consumed by the tropes of the confessional album, Yair instead embraced the idea of the album simply reflecting a snapshot of his life during the time it... more