Axel Willner, or The Field, as he's known in musical circles, came to light with 2007's minimalist and ambient techno offering From Here We Go Sublime, an album that was as much a shoegazer and trance album as it was ambient techno. It's been four years now and six year since the Swede first dropped his demo tape into Kompakt's mailing room, and over those years you can indisputably hear a change in pace and direction.
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