Mount Kimbie Crooks & Lovers Debut album from Mount Kimbie. Original electronic music at it's finest, you need this. Adding a percussive and experimental edge to the current class of post-dubstep pioneers, Mount Kimbie, the duo of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos - are set to release their highly anticipated debut album 'Crooks & Lovers' on Scuba's Hotflush label in July. Mount Kimbie's first two EPs - 'Maybes' and 'Sketch On Glass' - seemed like explorations of spaces so private that all within earshot were instantly turned into voyeurs. The experience was less like listening to music and more like eavesdropping on the machinations of a lone mind - albeit a lone mind surrounded by and retreating from millions of other minds. Difficult to categorise, the lush EPs caused a commotion when released last year with 'Sketch On Glass' recently undergoing reworks from the likes of Faulty DL, SCB (Scuba's darker techno alias) and their sometime collaborator James Blake. With their own remixes (Foals and The xx) becoming hot property, Mount Kimbie have been a core part of the growing scene in London often associated with labels like Hyperdub and Hessle Audio. Dom and Kai met whilst at Southbank University, pushed together in a student halls that was previously a mental asylum - where the ceilings were still ridiculously high to stop patients hanging themselves: 'a cold, joyless, concrete building - the sort of building where you'd drop a pen and the sound would just go on and on in an echo.' Armed with found sound snips and a siege mentality, Kai and Dom set about turning London's ambience into rhythm, its chaos into coherence. Traces of influence remain - the hard-earned spaces of Burial and The Bug vie with the berserk melodrama of Xiu Xiu and Grouper's sad-eyed glow, D'Angelo's pervert soul gets cleansed in the intimacy of Phil Elvrum's Microphones, Angelo Badalamenti's swollen 'Twin Peaks' atmospheres find a cradle in Madlib's lax lope. The band's sound and response to the dubstep moment is very much their own. Sceneless and untethered from etiquette and genre codes, 'Crooks & Lovers' floats through dubstep and hip-hop, jazz, techno and ambient, post-rock, UK garage and film scores to startling effect. Mount Kimbie - who play as a live band - have announced a string of European festivals & shows for the summer. Hot Flush Recordings CD | LP
Mount Kimbie / Marcel Dettmann / Gerd Janson / ELLEN ALLIEN Love What Survives - Remixes Part 2 'Love What Survives' - Remixes Part 1 available HERE A new 12" from Mount Kimbie, taking tracks from the 2017 album Love What Survives with new remixes from some big names in the European club music circle. The second 12” features two takes on album opener Four Years and One Day. The first is a techno belter from Marcel Dettmann, followed by Gerd Janson tweaking the bassline from the original into a hands-in-the-air euphoric acid climax. Berlin’s Ellen Allien closes the package, completely transforming the lush hazy beats of T.A.M.E.D into a techno monster. 12"
Mount Kimbie Cold Spring Fault Less Youth Second album from electronic/bass/techno duo Mount Kimbie. Their debut album, on Scuba's Hot Flush label, was one of the surprise breakthrough's of 2010, firmly cementing the duo's production credentials & seeing them share festival & club stages around the world with established acts including Four Tet, Caribou, The XX etc etc. This new album on Warp looks set to be every bit as exciting, we're looking forward to it hitting the shop stereo here!http://www.facebook.com/mountkimbie Warp Records CD | LP
Mount Kimbie Carbonated EP Expected 18th July After releasing their debut album ‘Crooks and Lovers’ last summer to huge critical acclaim and racking up numerous end of year lists including the shortlist for Guardian’s First Album Award, plus sell out tours in North America, Australia and Europe, London duo Mount Kimbie announce the news of their next EP ‘Carbonated’. The EP follows the release of the ‘Blind Night Errand’ EP and will be the final release from the album. ‘Carbonated’, the lead track on the EP is joined by two previously unreleased tracks, the buoyant, effervescence of ‘Flux’ and ‘Bave’s Chords’, which showcase the lush, elegant percussive sound Mount Kimbie have become known for. ‘Bave’s Chords’ was recorded around their early EP ‘Maybes’ and ‘Flux’ was created during the album recordings. Airhead, who’s shortly releasing his own album on Brainmath and is member of James Blakes' live band, subtly twists ‘Carbonated’ with his remix, while Belgian producer & DJ Peter Van Hoesen creates a six minute dark techno rework for the dancefloor. ‘Adriatic’, also from ‘Crooks and Lovers’ is transformed completely by Klaus with his style of detailed production hitting the mark once more. http://www.mountkimbie.com/ Hotflush Recordings 12"
Mount Kimbie / Nina Kraviz Love What Survives - Remixes Part 1 'Love What Survives' - Remixes Part 2 available HERE A new 12" from Mount Kimbie, taking tracks from the 2017 album Love What Survives with new remixes from some big names in the European club music circle. First up, Nina Kraviz mutates album favourite Blue Train Lines into an extended techno trip, with snippets of King Krule’s vocals circling the maelstrom. The first 12” comes backed with two more DJ tool versions. 12"
Mount Kimbie Mayor Finished copy in stock now! limited edition 12″ taken from the deep debut album from Mount Kimbie! features 'Mayor' and 'Would Know' Hot Flush Recordings 12" Out of Stock
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