Three years after A Thousand Skies, Italian producer Cristiano Crisci aka Clap! Clap! returned with a new track titled “Mandragora” which is out via Black Acre. According to the press release, Named after the mandrake – a magical plant used in ancient rituals to cure people’s souls -‘Mandragora’ demonstrates Clap! Clap!’s speciality in sourcing inspiration from every corner of the world.
A cacophony of elements, such as delayed strings, intricate rhythms, chanting vocals and delayed stabs, are all blended together expertly to generate a mesmeric aesthetic by an artist very much at the top of his game. Listen below.