DeWalta - Lyra
DeWalta has always managed to cram as much musicality and melody as possible into his tracks regardless of how minimal and deconstructed they are. Whether that be a collaboration with Cristi Cons, Mike Shannon or one of his many remixes, DeWalta has a keen ear for even the subtlest of melodies.
In Greek mythology, Lyra represents the Lyre of Orpheus, Apollo’s son. Made by Hermes from a tortoise-shell, it was given to Apollo who then passed it along to Orpheus. It is said to be the first music instrument ever made. After only a quick listen of the above track clips it is easy to see the heavenly influences at work on this stunning release.
DeWalta’s third full length album, is perhaps the more dancefloor focused work of the 2 “sides” which is more in keeping with DeWalta’s usually minimal, yet melodic grooves. This beat laden part of the album features 2 discs with 6 tracks in total and while they offer some seriously deep and kicking drums and percussion the focus is most definitely on the musicality and extremely high production values that can be usually found on a DeWalta release.