Post-punk duo Lea Porcelain released one of our top five albums of 2017 ‘Hymns To The Night’. Refusing to take any time off, the Berlin-based pair have now announced the release of their upcoming self-titled EP, out this April. Comprised of four songs, they have also unveiled the first single from the record entitled ‘If Time Was on My Side’. Blanketed with haunting synths and ghostly, echoing vocals, tinges of melancholy floats around the track, with Lea Porcelain still presenting their post-punk flow of goodness.
Anyone who is a product of the 80s and early 90s will remember the importance of the cassette tape and the Sony Walkman. A key component to the state of music listening mobility, Hamburg-based band Kraków Loves Adana return with a dedication the cassette tape titled ‘Rapture’. Taken from their forthcoming LP ‘Songs After The Blue’, the duo have also shared a video for the single. Directed by Ebba Ågren, the video features the stylishly dressed singer Deniz Cicek moving about town whilst listening to the classic Walkman, as well as dancing in joy.
Gregor McEwan is an artist who exudes brilliance across the board. Making a name for himself as one of Germany’s prolific acts, the Berlin-based artist has released his new album ‘From A To Beginning’ via Stargazer Records and Midsummer Records. Gliding across the spectrum of indie and folk, he has also brought forth his latest single ‘You And I’, which is featured on the new record.
Berlin-based KOY has shared the official video to her ethereal single ‘Run’. Directed by Dylan Gephart, warping digital effects adds to the dark, trippy experience of the sci-fi like journey. ‘Run’ is the impressive follow-up to KOY’s insanely impressive debut ‘Heat’. Watch the video down below. Read more […]
With their new remix EP landing this month, Lea Porcelain share another rework, this time by the group’s own Julien Bracht. Reconstructing their song ‘Loose Life’, Bracht puts together a raw and gritty version that sways between industrial and hard-stomping techno. Almost subterranean in sound, this version will be included on the ‘LEA PORCELAIN REMIXED’ release which features production by Scuba, Thom alt-J and more.
Victoria Trunova better known as KOY, is undoubtedly one of our top choice artists who blends originality and a passion for creating, fostering ear-grabbing pieces of music that is like fine art. Stepping forth with her second single entitled ‘Run’, the Berlin-based singer bridges an 80s pop and new wave style with forward-thinking electronica, again producing an infectious and overly stunning recording that we simply can’t get enough of. You can stream ‘Run’ below.
With the advent of accessible software helping to launch a democracy within the musical landscape in regards to recording, countless acts have emerged around the world in droves creating an immense flooding in the market, often times bypassing the tools as a means to push sounds forward, rather replicating whatever is in the charts. So where does that leave a group like the Zurich-originated, Berlin-based duo Egopusher, who have managed to merge moody electronica and post-classical with songs such as ‘Purple Pit’ from a couple years back? Simple – rather than trying to keep up with any particular trend, they simply went inside the studio and created a deep and emotionally ranged debut LP titled ‘Blood Red’.
Berlin-based producer Aparde is a mastermind at creating deep and forward-thinking electronica. However with his debut album ‘GLASS’, out October 13th via Ki Records, he has opted to construct a sound through the use of analog gear resulting in a delicate and affecting soundscape that navigates throughout the digital terrain. Revealing the title track to the new LP, Aparde delivers an atmospheric and touching piece with just the right amount of BPM to also cater to the dance.
Having shared tracks from their upcoming EP ‘Lea Porcelain Remixed’ including reworks from Scuba, as well as Ruede Hagelstein & Amin Fallaha, Lea Porcelain now unveil a new version of their track ‘Remember’, courtesy of Thom alt-J. Probably one of the more left-field remixes we’ve heard, the first two and a half minutes are spearheaded by menacing synths and vocals dipped in reverb. Quite miminal and eerie, boot-kicking drums then erupt towards the end, shifting the cut further into obscure territory.
Aside from having one of the best albums of the year, Berlin-based artist Sarah P. brings forth the official video to her single ‘LoveStory’. Directed by Eftychia Iosifidou, the imagery features Sarah and Clio Arvaniti strolling through a park, demonstrated an incredible bond of friendship that will likely never be broken. The song is taken from Sarah P.’s debut LP ‘Who Am I’, which is currently out via EraseRestart.