Kinship LP by Artefakt. Photo by: Delsin Records
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Kinship LP by Artefakt

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Author Mathias Haegglund in Music for Evlear
Published Tue. 14th of Feb 2017 URL Bookmark

Dutch live-act and DJ duo Artefakt prepare their atmospheric debut album on renowned techno imprint Delsin Records.


Known separately as Robin Koek and Nick Lapien, the pair first appeared on Field Records before follow up releases on Prologue, Delsin and Konstrukt. Individually Nick has been making waves under his Lapien moniker, dropping productions via Fred P's Soul People Music, Finale Sessions, Rekids and DVS1's Mistress Recordings, whereas Koek’s intricate sound design work has been performed globally at the likes of Toronto, Viseu, New York, Ohio, Berlin and Amsterdam.

True to their distinct mesmerising aesthetic, the album commences with a suspenseful number named "Kinship" that combines sweeping pads with ominous tones. Pattering drums introduce "Tapestry" before ghostly notes are brought into the equation, leading into "Entering The City" with it's rumbling low-end and soaring harmonies.

Next, "Somatic Dreams" initiates with stuttering stabs as distorted nuances operate throughout, making way for the chugging "Fernweh" with its ethereal synths and sci-fi throbs. "Return To Reason" then incorporates heady acid squelches and hypnotic tape delays before opulent chords conclude the package in an ambient finale titled "Tapeloop". Artefakt's "Kinship LP" portrays a compelling narrative in a body of work that will undoubtedly keep listeners engaged from start to finish.

Artefakt - Kinship LP
Release Date 17th February 2017 (digital) / 20th February 2017 (vinyl)
Label Delsin Records

Tracklist
1. Kinship
2. Tapestry
3. Entering The City
4. Somatic Dreams
5. Fernweh
6. Return To Reason
7. Tapeloop

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