April, 2016 Archives


“It’s all too rare that we touch on the endlessly entertaining topic of attempting to summon Satan in a Ransom Note interview. Thankfully, a chat with William Yates is far stranger than you’re typical electronica interview. Under his Memotone alias, the 25 year old Bristol-based producer has prepared Chime Hours, another album of sinister drone and murky electronics. The record draws it’s influence from the rural folk traditions that have long existed in the darkened fields of the English countryside, creating an atmosphere of dread and dangerous possibility. We caught up with Yates to talk about the age old darkness infecting his sound, to learn just what Chime Hours really are, and to hear what happens when you burn a bible…”