Plaid – Polymer

Plaid - Polymer Plaid's new album, Polymer, comes with an interactive web environment in which the user can play with alien blobs to loop individual elements from the LP's first single, "Maru." The unnatural shapes and surfaces draw attention to the album's title and the idea behind it: to explore the role artificial substances play in our lives. Polymers are a good representation for Plaid's music, which can sound as pristine as a piece of polyethylene fresh off the assembly line. Their tracks are uncanny and otherworldly, somewhere in the nether-realm between electronic and acoustic....