The creative process behind the album reflected the enforced solitude and introspection at the time of its inception. Consequently, Greeen Linez revisit every musical style and mood they have explored throughout their decade of releases, spanning from atmospheric ambient expansions to euphoric dancefloor anthems.
The influence of Larry Heard, Tangerine Dream, John Beltran, and Mark Isham is once again very evident. So too is the relationship with Japan, Lyne's home for over 16 years. But rather than stepping back into the realms of City Pop— a genre that the pair helped introduce to the world with their 2012 album Things That Fade— here we can hear elements of Ryuichi Sakamoto, Toshifumi Hinata, and Hiroki Ishiguro, but fused with the sonic vocabulary of such artists as The Durutti Column, Cocteau Twins, Art of Noise, and The Cure.
Elsewhere, some of the dance numbers follow in the footsteps of Jam & Spoon, CJ Bolland, Étienne de Crécy, José Padilla, Cassius, Salt Tank, Earth Nation, and even Gerald Donald under his Dopplereffekt and Japanese Telecom outfits.
At almost 90 minutes in length, Secrets of Dawn is a magnum opus built for deep listening and immersion. The album is both a kaleidoscopic journey inward and an open-hearted invitation to reconnect with the world.
RIYL: Gigi Masin, Suzanne Kraft, Johnny Nash, Steve Hauschildt, Lone, Hidden Spheres, Jex Opolis, CFCF, Benedek, Palmbomen II, Boxcutter, μ-Ziq, Bullion…
Sounding beautiful! - Tim SweeneyBeats in Space
Radio play on his SWU.FM show - Om Unit
Just what the doctor ordered! - Dance Systemex L-Vis 1990/ Night Slugs
Fantastic record!!! Love it to bits. Seriously, phenomenal. [+ Radio Play] - Pete Fowler
Huge fan of this. [+ Radio Play] - Morgan Hislop
Love this record. [+ Radio Play] - Nick LuscombeBBC Late Junction
Feeling this and will be playing on radio soon. - Shy One
Yes!! This is, unsurprisingly, lush. - The Leaf Library:
Absolutely love it! So many favorites. Great selection. Awesome album. - Dream Chimney
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