The Legendary Trio Noisia Announce Their Latest Album
Drum’n’bass fans were treated to some bittersweet news this week. The legendary Dutch drum’n’bass trio Noisia have announced their third and final album for May 12th. It will be called “Closer”, feature over 20 songs, and bring collaborations with acts such as Black Sun Empire, Skrillex, The Upbeats and Camo & Krooked.
The announcement of the trio’s last album, which will be released for their VISION Recordings label, came from the band’s official Twitter account, along with pictures of the album cover and song list.
A third and final album. May 12.
Pre-save / pre-order vinyl + CD: https://t.co/SMKdeRnycR@VISIONrecs @CamoKrooked @theupbeats @imanumusic @Skrillex @formerformer @martinmefjus @Halogenix @amontobin @phace_ @posij @_BlackSunEmpire @joshpan @dylanbrady pic.twitter.com/Ilj7hOUTdr
— NOISIΛ (@Noisia_nl) April 28, 2022
“Although we eventually decided to stop, we are proud of the things we made along the way, and these tunes were always meant to be part of a larger whole. So, before we finally close the book on Noisia, we wanted to share them with you on one last album. Previously released or newly finished, they all represent directions we enjoyed exploring. In the end, we didn’t manage to figure things out. But we did get closer.”, they said upon announcing the album.
The news of the last album is accompanied by the release of the song “Nova”, made in collaboration with the Austrian duo Camo & Krooked.
New Clip from the Documentary “This Much I Know to be True”
In anticipation of the premiere of the documentary “This Much I Know To Be True”, scheduled for next month, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have released another short clip from the film. This time, the music duo discussed their creative process and what went on behind the scenes. The one-minute video gave the audience an idea of how Cave and Ellis’ projects came to be while the whole story awaits us on May 11th.
Satori Releases a New Album Steeped in His Balkan Heritage
The unique Satori has released a new album, “Dreamin’ Colours”, for Crosstown Rebels. The release is presented as a collection of world music tracks imbued with electronic music and his Balkan roots. It includes many genres – from blues and indie electronic music to opera and folk music. The nine new songs bring Satori’s recognisable meditative sound, enriching the current electronic music scene.
“I wanted to use the studio and recording techniques used in the seventies and eighties for this album. My whole point was to make the electronic music sound as if it were being played by a band, which is why I collaborated with Henry Sarmiento of Sonic Vista Studios.“, said Satori.
“Dreamin’ Colours” represents Satori’s Balkan heritage. It is an album that celebrates Eastern European music and is his “most personal [album] ever”, in his own words. It was written during the pandemic, and he says the pain of separation in love inspired it.
Cercle Releases Brejcha’s Set
Boris Brejcha’s special Cercle set is on YouTube now! Boris Brejcha and Cercle teamed up to bring a spectacle to the Arena of Nimes in France on April 18th. The set has over 150,000 views in just 24 hours.
“Still having goosebumps about this day! Thank you so much, friends!” Boris posted on his Instagram profile, along with a few short videos from the performance.
ZHU Remixes a Song by K-Pop Star Taeyeon
ZHU has joined forces with K-Pop star Taeyeon to create a remix of her single “INVU”, released in February this year. This is ZHU’s first project in collaboration with SM Entertainment, which has represented Taeyeon for many years, initially as the frontwoman of the pop group Girls Generation and then in her solo career.
Joel Corry Teases a Collaboration With Becky Hill
Joel Corry and Becky Hill have teased their fans with an Instagram post and a short correspondence in the comments.
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“Joel, I’ll see u in the studio next week, mate!” wrote Becky in the caption.
Corry quickly replied: “Sooo good to see you! And yes, I’m excited for next week, “ tickling the fans’ imagination.
ANNA With a Generous Sample Pack for Upcoming DJs
Brazilian DJ ANNA, Resident Advisor and music creation platform Slice have released a package of ten music samples called “Deconstruct”, intended for emerging DJs and mixing enthusiasts.
“I wanted this sample pack to crossover many different styles and be multi-functional. It could be used in totally different kinds of tracks, from very energetic and ravey to more melodic or even ambient ones”, ANNA posted on her Instagram.
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She also invited DJs to play with the samples and use the hashtag #annadeconstruct so she could follow any newly created tracks and potentially further contribute to other people’s creative processes.
New Version of “Death” by Bury Tomorrow
English metalcore band Bury Tomorrow and electro-rock band Modern Error have teamed up to make a new version of the song “Death”, initially created by Bury Tomorrow. Modern Error have made their own version of the song, and they say that they entered this collaboration with open arms but are entirely unsure of the direction in which the partnership could go.
On the other hand, Bury Tomorrow announced: “We are stoked to have such a great opportunity to team up with the talented humans that are Modern Error and push the song into new sonic spaces.”
The new/old song is available on YouTube, and the first comments already speak to the quality of this experimental mix.