It’s been going on for more than a decade: Under cover of darkness, Matthew Dear slips out of his pop auteur guise and exorcises his demons on the dancefloor through an elusive alter-ego, Audion. Over the years, Dear has steered its sound from grime-flecked minimalism to sinewy funk to restless floor-fillers, but the project’s core ideals remain constant: a manic forward momentum, eye-popping visual aesthetic (created alongside longtime collaborator Will Calcutt), and dedication to high-class body music. Read More...