Med is the long-awaited debut LP of Australian producer Hayden Quinn (aka Null), the follow-up to his 2015 EP Almost on Acephale/Siberia Records.
Med finds Quinn drawing from a range of disparate emotional themes and musical subgenres, the result is a deeply personal and reflective release. Written across a three year period, Med parallels Quinn’s tumultuous on-again off-again relationship with antidepressants during that time. By proxy, Med captures the otherworldly physical sensations and emotions that tied into a cycle of temporary relief, confusion, debilitating withdrawals and blindingly bright white knuckle sobriety.
To label Med as diverse in its influences would be a severe understatement. Through fragile, and at times dissonant musical compositions, Med follows Quinn’s self-exploration into his mental & physical states, framed by his ongoing fervent fascination with the history and progression of the electronica genre. Quinn hones in on crucial eras of the genre; providing a nuanced recollection of late-90s trance music, early-90s hardcore breakbeat & acid, and modern sound art and experimental electronica.
On Med, Null seamlessly shifts between ambient & noise, reminiscence & progression, and euphoria & melancholia.What results in an impressively coherent debut LP which demands ones full attention.
released October 17, 2018
Written by Hayden Quinn
Mixmastered by Danny Bonnici
Thanks 2 Georgina, Violetta, Suki, Mum, David, Patrik, Cubex, Mobius, Dan S and Dust Particles
The quirky lightness that all the tracks on this album hold is awesome. Most remixes float lightly and with melodic complexity that keeps you engaged. Definitely not all dancefloor material, but all quality. Dave Espionage