Toadface’s off-color production talent shoots and scores again on seven-track EP, ‘Gangreen’
Toadface is a man of many talents. When he’s not busy touring and releasing as one-third of The Trifinity with brother Yheti and Mt. Analogue, Todd Holler is busy in the studio working on his ribbit-driven dubstep solo project. Toadface has released plenty of one-off singles, remixes, and collaborations over the past few months, but none compare to his newest full body of work. His self-released Gangrene EP is not just seven tracks of experimental dub noises that go chirp in the night. Thoughtful and cohesive, the project Holler’s best work since 2018’s Bugs For Breakfast album.
From the EP’s opening track, “Discovery,” which he realized this visualizer for previously, to project favorites like “Half Ounce” and “Big Mane,” all the way to the more mellow closing track, “Wholesome,” the Gangrene EP is packed to the brim with off-color production talent that will catch fans off-guard. The short player also signals Toadface’s evolution as an artist dedicated to off-kilter sound design, wonky bass sonic elements, carefully-crafted experimentation, and outer-worldly tones. The result always seems to be the same: that Toadface’s always shoots and scores.
Time and again, Toadface invites his listeners into his eccentric experimental world and, time and again, listeners become fans of his unique style and unconventional methods. it’s a world that is muddled with glitchy chops and ear-catching bass lines as Holler draws his sonic inspiration from all ends of the electronic music spectrum.