David Morley ‎– Tilted

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Tracklist

Tilt 6:10
Shining 6:14
Heading South 6:04
Symmetry 4:37
Aquarium 3:40
Biology 6:52
Dodecaphonic 8:21
Being There 6:13
Subterranean 5:55

Versions (4)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AMB 8948 CD David Morley Tilted(CD, Album) Apollo AMB 8948 CD Belgium 1998 Sell This Version
AMB 8948 LP David Morley Tilted(2xLP, Album) Apollo AMB 8948 LP Belgium 1998 Sell This Version
AMB 8948 CD X David Morley Tilted(CD, Album, Ltd, Car) Apollo AMB 8948 CD X Belgium 1998 Sell This Version
AMB 8948 CD PROMO David Morley Tilted(CD, Album, Promo) Apollo AMB 8948 CD PROMO Belgium 1998 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

July 18, 2015
referencing Tilted, CD, Album, Ltd, Car, AMB 8948 CD X

David Morley steps out from behind the mixing desk of R&S and comes into his own with his debut album for Apollo, TILTED. The deep bass hits and swirling textures might seem a bit out of place for the more ambient-leaning Apollo label, but once the melodies come in, he more than seems to be in the right place. "Shining" likewise has a deep hit, though its atmosphere leans more on the mysterious, while "Heading South" slinks into downtempo territory. "Symmetry" gets more spacious, like stepping into a vast interstellar frontier, leaving "Aquarium" to gurgle itself to sleep. But "Biology" and "Dodecaphonic" put the growl back into the surroundings, and "Being There" sweeps in like a caressing pillow. "Subterranean" closes out the album with some ambient breaks for a moment of pure bliss, though, honestly, you could almost say that about the entire album. Little known, but sublime nonetheless.
mjb

mjb

May 29, 2012
referencing Tilted, CD, Album, Ltd, Car, AMB 8948 CD X

"Tilted" fades out earlier than on the "Tilt" 12-inch, and "Dodecaphonic" on the 12" fades out earlier than the edit on this album.
mjb

mjb

May 29, 2012
referencing Tilted, CD, Album, Ltd, Car, AMB 8948 CD X

Here's what I wrote about it in 2000: A little darker and bleaker than previous material, but varied. Much more impact than before, on tracks like "Tilt", "Biology", "Dodecaphonic". "Being There" and "Subterranean" end the album with a nice return to form.
plastikman5

plastikman5

October 4, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
referencing Tilted, CD, Album, Ltd, Car, AMB 8948 CD X

A grower, not instant but a beautifully crafted collection of songs that listened to as a whole,time after time rewards as any masterpiece should, by god this is good!!
myopically

myopically

September 6, 2004
edited over 14 years ago
referencing Tilted, CD, Album, Ltd, Car, AMB 8948 CD X

After digesting the contents of Tilted, which took a couple of years, it has established itself as one of the finest produced and most creative ambient techno albums I have experienced. Most of the album is consumed in a very layered and complex sequencing of driving breaks and environmental qualities that are subtly added to enhance the drive and fill the gaps. There is not a focus on any particular element of any track as even the strown guitars melt in and out of Shining. In short, each track becomes all comsuming as does the album art.

As far as all other Morley experiences, this stands as his shining moment for me. This is a piece of history which is well worth going after despite it being out of production. The Limited Edition is a bonus for those interested in the album art as it has a nice matte finish and unique packaging which adds allure of the overall experience.