Container (aka Ren Schofield) has shared a new track ahead of the release of his latest album, Scramblers, out March 20 on Alter Records. The eight-tracks have their origins in live performance and a more high-octane delivery is noticeable when compared with previous Container albums. ‘Mottle’ sits in a mysterious zone between the productions of EVOL and early Ruff Sqwad. Fierce electro cuts like ‘Trench’ and ‘Nozzle’ work alongside the nauseous slink of ‘Duster’, which in typical Container fashion morphs into a frenzy in no time. A frenzy which may be linked cosmically to the fact that Scramblers was recorded, mixed and mastered in one day, reinforcing further his unorthodox and fun approach to club music.
Almost a decade since his debut, Container arrives on Alter with his first non-”LP” titled album. The title is taken from both a Baltimore street drug and a Rhode Island Diner he used to eat at with his father, Schofield elaborates: “The juxtaposition between these two Scramblers is a great one. I wanted to pay homage to a nice name that lends itself to both depraved and wholesome contexts and do my part to carry on the tradition.”
Container is the continuing project of American noise veteran Ren Schofield, originally from Providence, Rhode Island, now based in London. Container has released EPs on Morphine, Liberation Technologies and Diagonal, did a variety of remixes for acts like Four Tet, The Body, Panda Bear and Fucked Up, plus maintained a healthy touring schedule that reached over every continent. His exhilarating live show has hit pretty much every major electronic music festival and club in Europe, as well as tours and gigs with a diverse range of acts such as Wolf Eyes, Zola Jesus, Daughters, Pharmakon and Ryley Walker.