Adroit mastery of mood and pace

The last time the world heard Chilean-American electronic whiz Nicolas Jaar, it was two years ago with Sirens, a mind-blowing document of personal history, family, world politics and Chile's recent social upheavals.

Few know, however, that he has discreetly released its follow-up, 2012 - 2017, under one of his more obscure aliases, A.A.L. (Against All Logic), on his own imprint, Other People. Lest you think it's a mishmash of lesser works, you're wrong.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 01, 2018, with the headline 'Adroit mastery of mood and pace'. Print Edition | Subscribe