Album review: The Hierophant races with intensity and dystopian energy

Listen the French producer's final Shanghai-inspired tribute

Photograph: Li Kanhan
The punctuation mark on Corentin H's seven-year stretch in Asia arrives in the form of his second full-length album, The Hierophant. Dash (as he prefers to be called) has been producing cyberpunk electronic music now for over a decade. 'Mother A Vengeance Awaits', his newest project, explores increasingly relevant questions relating to bioethics, technological development and the future of AI.

Instrumentally, The Hierophant mimics the dark urgency of the themes it references. Inspired by the 'overgrowth of Shanghai and the buzzing lights of Tokyo', it takes aim at a world puppeteered by big tech and Silicon Valley elites. Racing with intensity and dystopian energy, this album could not come at a better time. Listen here.

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