The output from the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia indigenous Chris d’Eon provoked comparisons and sources to vintage modern and contemporary experimental digital artists, ’80s mainstream pop, throwback home, and left-of-center R&B. The analysis of Arabic, Iranian, and Turkish music also educated his produces. A manufacturer and vocalist who structured himself in Montreal, Quebec, d’Eon released some cassettes, like the hour-long Wa Al-‘Asr and a four-song group of Swans addresses, before making his Hippos in Tanks debut with Palinopsia (2010). He and Grimes after that distributed Darkbloom (2011), a divide release distributed between Hippos in Tanks and Arbutus. On LP (2012), an unapologetically sprawling discharge, d’Eon indulged in every his whims to make a modern “Imagine if?” idea album about the angel Gabriel.