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Since 2015, James Welsh's contribution to Phantasy as Kamera has delivered a series of releases shrouded in mystery, injected with the personal energy of both a hardcore and club heritage. Two EPs, 'Arc' and 'Ventoux', set a distinct tone, with the latter complimented by head-turning remixes from artists such as George Fitzgerald, Throwing Snow, Truncate and Yaleesa Hall. Now, the key Phantasy artist emerges from the shadows under his own name, in order to continue his uncompromising musical journey.

Fresh off the underground success of 'Standing/Slip', a club-ready bullet that received support from DJs such as Scuba, Adam Beyer and Leftfield, James Welsh returns to Phantasy post haste, once again blending a slab of characteristic rave euphoria with a more downtempo trip on the flip.

The release opens on 'Thread', the unmistakeable sound of Welsh pushing his studio to its unworldly limits. Initially building the tension with competing, spectral components, an ominous intro paves the way for the sudden eruption of a stomping, hi-NRG electro bassline. Pathologically chaotic until it's final moments, sudden breakdowns of white noise and ghostly commands lost deep in the mix anchor the listener in reality, enveloped in smoke and strobes, real or imagined.

On the contrary, 'North' stretches a skeletal half-step beat to support a bracing vision of maximalist melancholy. A chilly analogue hymn, awash in choral reverb, heavenly organ sounds coalesce with cathartic distortion, creating a six-minute musical landscape that is at once pleasingly epic, yet tellingly intimate in its more subtle details.

Physical and cerebral in equal measure, 'Thread / North' is a worthy contribution to Welsh's increasingly powerful back catalogue.

James Welsh

James Welsh

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  • 08 Sep, 2017

    James Welsh: Ransom Note Mix & Interview

    James Welsh presents an exclusive mix for Ransom Note, and you can read his interview from the link below.

    www.theransomnote.com/music/mixes/james-welsh-the-ransom-note-mix

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  • 08 Sep, 2017

    James Welsh: Ransom Note Mix & Interview

    James Welsh presents an exclusive mix for Ransom Note, and you can read his interview from the link below.

    www.theransomnote.com/music/mixes/james-welsh-the-ransom-note-mix

    tracks=341455400
     
  • 08 Sep, 2017

    James Welsh: Ransom Note Mix & Interview

    James Welsh presents an exclusive mix for Ransom Note, and you can read his interview from the link below.

    www.theransomnote.com/music/mixes/james-welsh-the-ransom-note-mix

    tracks=341455400
     
  • 21 Aug, 2017

    James Welsh: On Rinse FM

    James Welsh presented a two hour DJ mix for Rinse FM, on Friday 18th August.

    www.soundcloud.com/rinsefm/jameswelsh180817

    tracks=338473801
     
  • 21 Aug, 2017

    James Welsh: On Rinse FM

    James Welsh presented a two hour DJ mix for Rinse FM, on Friday 18th August.

    www.soundcloud.com/rinsefm/jameswelsh180817

    tracks=338473801
     
  • 21 Aug, 2017

    James Welsh: On Rinse FM

    James Welsh presented a two hour DJ mix for Rinse FM, on Friday 18th August.

    www.soundcloud.com/rinsefm/jameswelsh180817

    tracks=338473801
     
  • 21 Jul, 2017

    James Welsh: New Release 'Thread / North'

    Fresh off the underground success of 'Standing / Slip', a club-ready bullet that received support from DJs such as Scuba, Adam Beyer and Leftfield, James Welsh returns to Phantasy post haste, once again blending a slab of characteristic rave euphoria with a more downtempo trip on the flip.

    The release opens on 'Thread', the unmistakeable sound of Welsh pushing his studio to its unworldly limits. Initially building the tension with competing, spectral components, an ominous intro paves the way for the sudden eruption of a stomping, hi-NRG electro bassline. Pathologically chaotic until it's final moments, sudden breakdowns of white noise and ghostly commands lost deep in the mix anchor the listener in reality, enveloped in smoke and strobes, real or imagined.

    On the contrary, 'North' stretches a skeletal half-step beat to support a bracing vision of maximalist melancholy. A chilly analogue hymn, awash in choral reverb, heavenly organ sounds coalesce with cathartic distortion, creating a six-minute musical landscape that is at once pleasingly epic, yet tellingly intimate in its more subtle details.

    Physical and cerebral in equal measure, 'Thread / North' is a worthy contribution to Welsh's increasingly powerful back catalogue.

    www.facebook.com/jameswelshofficial

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  • 21 Jul, 2017

    James Welsh: New Release 'Thread / North'

    Fresh off the underground success of 'Standing / Slip', a club-ready bullet that received support from DJs such as Scuba, Adam Beyer and Leftfield, James Welsh returns to Phantasy post haste, once again blending a slab of characteristic rave euphoria with a more downtempo trip on the flip.

    The release opens on 'Thread', the unmistakeable sound of Welsh pushing his studio to its unworldly limits. Initially building the tension with competing, spectral components, an ominous intro paves the way for the sudden eruption of a stomping, hi-NRG electro bassline. Pathologically chaotic until it's final moments, sudden breakdowns of white noise and ghostly commands lost deep in the mix anchor the listener in reality, enveloped in smoke and strobes, real or imagined.

    On the contrary, 'North' stretches a skeletal half-step beat to support a bracing vision of maximalist melancholy. A chilly analogue hymn, awash in choral reverb, heavenly organ sounds coalesce with cathartic distortion, creating a six-minute musical landscape that is at once pleasingly epic, yet tellingly intimate in its more subtle details.

    Physical and cerebral in equal measure, 'Thread / North' is a worthy contribution to Welsh's increasingly powerful back catalogue.

    www.facebook.com/jameswelshofficial

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  • 06 Jul, 2017

    James Welsh: New 'Thread/North' EP

    Fresh off the underground success of 'Standing/Slip', a club-ready bullet that received support from DJs such as Leftfield, Scuba and Adam Beyer, James Welsh returns to Phantasy post haste, once again blending a slab of characteristic rave euphoria with a more downtempo trip on the flip.

    The release opens on 'Thread', the unmistakeable sound of Welsh pushing his studio to its unworldly limits. Initially building the tension with competing, spectral components, an ominous intro paves the way for the sudden eruption of a stomping, hi-NRG electro bassline. Pathologically chaotic until it's final moments, sudden breakdowns of white noise and ghostly commands lost deep in the mix anchor the listener in reality, enveloped in smoke and strobes, real or imagined.

    On the contrary, 'North' stretches a skeletal half-step beat to support a bracing vision of maximalist melancholy. A chilly analogue hymn, awash in choral reverb, heavenly organ sounds coalesce with cathartic distortion, creating a six-minute musical landscape that is at once pleasingly epic, yet tellingly intimate in its more subtle details.

    Physical and cerebral in equal measure, 'Thread/North' is a worthy contribution to Welsh's increasingly powerful back catalogue.

    Premiered on Ransom Note from the link below.

    www.theransomnote.com/music/premieres-exclusive-streams/premiere-james-welsh-thread

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  • 06 Jul, 2017

    James Welsh: New 'Thread/North' EP

    Fresh off the underground success of 'Standing/Slip', a club-ready bullet that received support from DJs such as Leftfield, Scuba and Adam Beyer, James Welsh returns to Phantasy post haste, once again blending a slab of characteristic rave euphoria with a more downtempo trip on the flip.

    The release opens on 'Thread', the unmistakeable sound of Welsh pushing his studio to its unworldly limits. Initially building the tension with competing, spectral components, an ominous intro paves the way for the sudden eruption of a stomping, hi-NRG electro bassline. Pathologically chaotic until it's final moments, sudden breakdowns of white noise and ghostly commands lost deep in the mix anchor the listener in reality, enveloped in smoke and strobes, real or imagined.

    On the contrary, 'North' stretches a skeletal half-step beat to support a bracing vision of maximalist melancholy. A chilly analogue hymn, awash in choral reverb, heavenly organ sounds coalesce with cathartic distortion, creating a six-minute musical landscape that is at once pleasingly epic, yet tellingly intimate in its more subtle details.

    Physical and cerebral in equal measure, 'Thread/North' is a worthy contribution to Welsh's increasingly powerful back catalogue.

    Premiered on Ransom Note from the link below.

    www.theransomnote.com/music/premieres-exclusive-streams/premiere-james-welsh-thread

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  • 11 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: Featured In Resident Advisor

    Kamera's new track 'Ventoux' is featured in Resident Advisor.

    www.residentadvisor.net/review-view.aspx?id=18529

    tracks=237956047
     
  • 11 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: Featured In Resident Advisor

    Kamera's new track 'Ventoux' is featured in Resident Advisor.

    www.residentadvisor.net/review-view.aspx?id=18529

    tracks=237956047
     
  • 10 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Influences' On Ransom Note

    Phantasy recording artist Kamera aka James Welsh, reveals his influences at Ransom Note.

    www.theransomnote.co.uk/music/influences/influences-kamera

     
  • 10 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Influences' On Ransom Note

    Phantasy recording artist Kamera aka James Welsh, reveals his influences at Ransom Note.

    www.theransomnote.co.uk/music/influences/influences-kamera

     
  • 05 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Against The Clock' In Fact

    Kamera is given ten minutes to create a track in Fact magazine's 'Against The Clock' feature.

    www.factmag.com/2016/02/05/against-the-clock-kamera

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  • 05 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Against The Clock' In Fact

    Kamera is given ten minutes to create a track in Fact magazine's 'Against The Clock' feature.

    www.factmag.com/2016/02/05/against-the-clock-kamera

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  • 05 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Ventoux' Reviewed In The Monitors

    Kamera's new track 'Ventoux', is reviewed in Porridge Radio on The Monitors.

    www.the-monitors.com/2016/02/03/ep-address-tuning-in-to-porridge-radio

    tracks=240636595
     
  • 05 Feb, 2016

    Kamera: 'Ventoux' Reviewed In The Monitors

    Kamera's new track 'Ventoux', is reviewed in Porridge Radio on The Monitors.

    www.the-monitors.com/2016/02/03/ep-address-tuning-in-to-porridge-radio

    tracks=240636595
     
  • 22 Jan, 2016

    Kamera: 'Ventoux' EP Released Today

    The highly anticipated follow up to his 2015 debut EP 'Arc', Kamera returns to continue his journey on Phantasy with four diverse new tracks that serve to expand his visionary take on modern electronica.

    Conceived during a series of gruelling training sessions while cycling Mont Ventoux, the internationally infamous French mountain otherwise known as 'The Beast of Provence', 'Ventoux' captures Kamera's vision in it's most intriguing and singular form so far.

    Melding both the cerebral and the physical with ease, Kamera only continues to perfect an unpredictable sound that's both refreshingly futurist and yet completely timeless.

    http://go.phantasysound.co.uk/PH49

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  • 22 Jan, 2016

    Kamera: 'Ventoux' EP Released Today

    The highly anticipated follow up to his 2015 debut EP 'Arc', Kamera returns to continue his journey on Phantasy with four diverse new tracks that serve to expand his visionary take on modern electronica.

    Conceived during a series of gruelling training sessions while cycling Mont Ventoux, the internationally infamous French mountain otherwise known as 'The Beast of Provence', 'Ventoux' captures Kamera's vision in it's most intriguing and singular form so far.

    Melding both the cerebral and the physical with ease, Kamera only continues to perfect an unpredictable sound that's both refreshingly futurist and yet completely timeless.

    http://go.phantasysound.co.uk/PH49

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  • 19 Jan, 2016

    Kamera: New Track 'MF15' On Thump

    Kamera?'s new track 'MF15' is premiered on THUMP?. It's taken from his forthcoming 'Ventoux' EP released on Phantasy? on 29th January...

    www.thump.vice.com/en_uk/track/listen-to-a-scorching-new-track-from-phantasys-kamera

    tracks=242533389
     
  • 19 Jan, 2016

    Kamera: New Track 'MF15' On Thump

    Kamera?'s new track 'MF15' is premiered on THUMP?. It's taken from his forthcoming 'Ventoux' EP released on Phantasy? on 29th January...

    www.thump.vice.com/en_uk/track/listen-to-a-scorching-new-track-from-phantasys-kamera

    tracks=242533389
     
  • 23 May, 2015

    Kamera: Free Download 'Pave Mix'

    Download this 'Pave Mix' for free from Decked Out artist Kamera.

    www.kameramusic.co.uk

    tracks=206682046
     
  • 23 May, 2015

    Kamera: Free Download 'Pave Mix'

    Download this 'Pave Mix' for free from Decked Out artist Kamera.

    www.kameramusic.co.uk

    tracks=206682046