Beijing based American producer thruoutin teams up with Ran Music to release his brand new 2017 EP “Contingent of Outlying Territory”. This EP includes 8 tracks written over the past year with influences ranging from Chicago footwork , UK bass and field recording experimentation. The EP’s sounds narrates an expedition into uncharted territory whether they be physical or within our minds.
This release is about the exploration to new places, whether physical or within our minds. The tracks were written between January to October, 2016. "At this time I was finding new ways to approach writing songs; from a technical aspect I was limiting myself to a single sound source for the material. After an idea had been established I would expand upon it with another sound source to build on the original foundation. In this same period, on a physical level, I had moved house twice as well as traveled to new cities in between. With each movement I felt better about my surroundings and more comfortable with these journeys to new places. The album’s sounds narrate an expedition into uncharted territory. Each song is a chapter that takes the listener along on this mission".