In THUMP’s imprint series.
“Writing about Fred P is like walking through a minefield, only the mines are clichés. It would be trite to use the words “deep” or “soulful”—or to describe his music with the phrase “mellow groove,” because those are shallow attempts at capturing the sense of spiritual intoxication his work incites. Like Flying Lotus, New York City house producer Fred Peterkin’s style of electronic music tends to reproduce and enhance the best parts of feeling stoned: there’s an immersive quality that is at once engrossing and enveloping, a heavy emphasis on ambiance and chillout vibes, and the sense that it’s profound in an emotional or psychedelic way. “
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