Aqueous ambient techno from the crucial Berlin label.
New ambient underground? Xanbient? There's no non-embarrassing way to describe the loose coalition of artists coalescing around labels like Motion Ward and Experiences Ltd. The latter, run by uon, has been close to the source for the past couple years, notably releasing Ulla's critically-acclaimed 2020 album. Enter mu tate, a Latvian-born, London-based artist. "Saltwater," off his LP Let Me Put Myself Together, is a Virtual Dreams-style intelligent drifter. A glitchy rapid-fire kick occasionally emerges from the mist, keeping things from becoming too placid.