• Press

    Cambio Wechsel

    “The record is prolifically inventive…dense, interesting and sharp” Daniel B Yates, Drowned In Sound

    “Improper hip hop and head music in sublime particle collision… the hip hop template is further stretched into funkier shapes and strident rythms” Mike Barnes, Mojo

    “as irresistible as Prefuse 73 or Flying Lotus’s most commended collections…a journey to exciting territories beyond the beats-and-pieces norm” Mike Diver, BBC Music

    “This is Kel McKeown’s third album as Kelpe, and it takes him to a new level.” Ben Hogwood, DMC Update (5 stars)

    “A joyfully colorful and enjoyable listen” Boomkat

    “File for fans of Detroit 313 beats, Sheffield halcyonism, Skam experimentalism and the current flock of wonked up upstarts – yet one of the best of its older brethren”. CLASH MAGAZINE

    “There seems to be no end to Kel’s Styles” Undomondo

    “…an album returning to what Kelpe does best. I can’t seem to get enough of this album…Brilliant, buy it now.”Wayne Stronell / Cyclic Defrost

    “New LP is Awesome! I understand now why we are such TORTOISE lovers!” Fulgeance

    “This U.K. artist is producing audio for all the world to pay attention too…new tracks that will melt your ear off” Yes Yes Y’all

    “Cambio Wechsel is packed full of bangers. Another great project from Kelpe!” Lucky Me


    “Kelpe has crafted an immersive (HAHA!), labyrinthine web of simplicity that rewards excellently with repeated listens” Drowned In Sound

    Sunburnt Eyelids

    “the sound of square pegs being pounded into round holes turns out to be beautiful music indeed” The Wire

    Sea Inside Body

    “One listen and you will have to agree this could be the contender to the electronic crown” Future Music

    “one of the most engrossing listens in recent electronic music” The Wire

    “as fresh and engaging as anything we’ve heard in ages” Knowledge Magazine