A new duo collaboration between Alessandro Altavilla and Helen Papaioannou, based in Sheffield, UK. Garlic Hug aims for maximum intensity through a minimal aesthetic. They like frenetic splintered beats, chunky synth riffs, interrupted drones, skronky sax, found tapes and private field recordings. Using a mixture of improvisation and various compositional strategies, ideas appear long enough to draw you in before they are interrupted by musical hiccups.


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