Com Truise

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Com Truise - Broadcast, Glasgow, Sun 14 Jul 2013

29 Jul 20134 stars

Seth Haley's 'mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk' is the perfect soundtrack for a summer weekend

Making a return to Glasgow in the midst of an unusually long heat wave, Seth Haley is barely minutes into his set and already his self-styled brand of “mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk”, feels like the perfect soundtrack to close a hot summer’s…

The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know: The Remixes

15 Nov 20123 stars

Reworkings by JD Twitch, Com Truise and Liars make this album far more than a novelty

Remix albums, by design, are a mixed bag. However, having been reimagined by capable friends in the past – Mogwai and Errors among others – The Twilight Sad have already demonstrated that their music can be manipulated, reinterpreted, even blatantly…

Com Truise: In Decay

30 Jul 20123 stars

Seth Haley's LP showcases demos, online and unreleased tracks

Compiled from demos, online tracks and unreleased material, Seth Haley’s most recent LP In Decay treads the same bass and synth heavy sinews of his prior releases — at times channelling the likes of Boards of Canada, as heard on ‘Open’, to twisted…

Com Truise set for UK tour

23 May 2012

Live interpretations of Galaxy Melt album with synth and drums

Okay, so imagine if Blade Runner was not set in a dark, dystopian, fetid, sweaty, neon shoe-box version of LA and instead was transposed to a glaring and perma-tanned Miami of the future, drowning in UV rays, Day-Glo colours; a city as one giant…

Best of 2011: Albums

14 Dec 2011

The best albums of 2011, including Josh T Pearson, Com Truise and Metronomy

Josh T Pearson – Last of the Country Gentleman. A phenomenally stark and moving record from the enigmatic, deeply talented Texan with a foot-long beard. The fact that some tracks come in at almost 12 minutes long may have been off-putting to some, but…

Com Truise - profile

16 Nov 2011

Seth Haley (under his synth-pop pseudonym) gears up to play Sneaky Pete's

Who: No, not the one married to Hatie Kolmes. Com Truise is the alias of Seth Haley, the New Jersey based producer behind this summer’s sublime Galactic Melt; his debut album, and one of this year’s finest, most addictive electronic synth-pop…

Clubbers' Decktionary: Chillwave

17 Oct 2011

A guide to the myriad genres of clubbing, from Devil Disco DJ Hobbes

Chillwave aka glo fi, proper noun. Generally down-tempo to mid-tempo (ie 80–120 bpm) danceable American indie/electro-pop style; usually made by solo artists with a laptop or small outfits; predominantly influenced by 80s analogue and electronica…