Merok Records are thrilled to announce the release of Life After Defo, the much-anticipated debut album from DEPTFORD GOTH, on 18th March 2013.
Daniel Woolhouse describes his music as, “sitting somewhere between real and synthetic,” but the emotional impact of his musical alias Deptford Goth is about as human as it gets.
Imbued with an intimate, intense yearning, perfectly matched to a seamlessly woven ‘scape of synths, beats and dreamy, sad vocal, Life After Defo confirms the arrival of an astonishing new talent.
The album works as an entire piece, drawing the listener in and seducing with its tender and aching melancholy, but delivering an equally potent sense of euphoria, particularly on album highlights such as ‘Feel Real’ and ‘Union’.
He has been compared to James Blake in that electronically tweaked zone where synth-pop, R&B and soul meet; lovers of The xx may also recognise a kindred spirit. But the haunting electronic soul of Life After Defo feels very different to both, and three times as heartbreaking.