Kevin McHugh AKA LA-4A, AKA Ambivalent, had launched his label “Delft” when he started working as LA-4A. He now resides in Berlin and releases “roots techno”, as he calls it, by Alden Tyrell, Matrixxman and JPLS.
Hist first full-length is described as the result of a 20-year journey through the world of music and art, that has started when McHugh saw Fugazi, the post-hardcore group from Washington, playing live.
The artwork is provided by DL Alvarez; it’s a hand-drawn reproduction of a still from Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Oddysey” and the name “Phonautograph” comes from the first ever recording device, invented in the mid-1800’s. (see image)