Deconstructed Live: Clair Focus (Defocus/Clear) DJ Set DC#7

Yet another Cornish connection for Deconstructed Live. Though Clair Poulton had moved to London years before, she began her career as a label manager of Clear – one time home of Black Dog, Autechre, As One, Mike Paradinas and Mathew Herbert. The demise of Clear in the late 1990s the dawn of a new label, Defocus leading the charge into left of centre techno conjuring memories of Warp’s Artificial Intelligence era – Lacklustre, CiM, Aphelion and +One exploring the landscapes sketched out by vast synth sections and clicking melodics.

About Kingsley Marshall

Kingsley Marshall is Head of Film at the School of Film & Television at Falmouth University. He also works as a journalist, contributing film, music and video game criticism, features and reviews to Clash, Little White Lies, Shook and Big Screen magazines in the UK, Sabotage Times online and Magnetic overseas. He can be found on Twitter as @kingsleydc