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Stream Jacco Gardner Hypnophobia

It’s tempting to categorize Jacco Gardner by the scope of his musical instruments. Hypnophobia features a Wurlitzer electric piano, mellotrons, harpsichords, an obscure, ancient Optigan, an antique Steinway upright — these are relics of a particular nature, hand-selected and played to achieve a baroque pop period piece. Initial single “Find Yourself,” its trippy video, and […]

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Jacco Gardner – “Hypnophobia”

We’ve previously heard “Find Yourself” off Jacco Gardner’s freewheeling, psyschedlia-infused Hypnophobia, and seen the doomsday drug trip video. Today he’s released the title track, a mostly instrumental, linear number that feels like it could soundtrack a spy movie from the ’70s. But it’s not all nostalgia; the Dutch producer/multi-instrumentalist works xylophone, pounding drums, and tossed […]