German producers and DJs Jens Moelle and Ismail Tufekci, AKA Digitalism, have unveiled their hotly anticipated new EP, ‘5KY11GHT’.
Fresh off the back of their previous release ‘Spektrum’, the first track to be taken from the EP, the Hamburg duo showcase their signature electronica sounds across the release, building layers of high-tempo synth-tones across brooding opening chords. Following the track with their second EP release ‘Jet’, the single utilises instrumental sounds and deep horns, creating a soundtrack-like swell that dips deep into the core of Digitalism.
With the EP also featuring the melodic masterpiece ‘Highspeed Sunrise’ and dreamy synth-laden ‘Spektrum2000’, the ‘5KY11GHT’ EP showcases the duo’s diverse and dynamic sounds across the course of the 5-track production.
Speaking on the EP Digitalism said – “‘5ky11ght’ presents the logical next step in the chain of releases that we’ve started with our very first record in 2006. It takes over right where our last album stopped and channels our current mood and vision in a world that is ever-expanding into the digital dimension.
Boys Noize. and Simian Mobile Disco, Justice, as one of the biggest acts in the genre, alongside notable acts such as DigitalismThe album, now celebrating a decade since release, became an instant classic in the indie-electro scene.
Digitalism soon became synonymous with their unique and original electronic productions, a crossover sound with roots found in both indie and techno. Idealism’‘ from their ‘Jupiter Room’still acting as one of their most famed to this day. Following up the release with ‘Zdarlight’ with their release Kitsune, boys soon signed to Digitalism Starting their career in 2001.
The EP continues their journey through pulsing rhythms and fantastic places, ending up like virtual reality that just became real through the speakers of a basement club.
03. Highspeed Sunrise
05. Spektrum (Radio Edit)
Check out Digitalism on tour:
Mar 28 – Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
Mar 29 – Brooklyn, NY – Good Room
Mar 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Coda
Mar 31 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Apr 05 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
Apr 06 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
Apr 07 – San Francisco, CA – Great Northern
Apr 11 – Seattle, WA – Nectars Lounge
Apr 12 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound
Apr 13 – Austin, TX – Kingdom
Apr 14 – Denver, CO – Vinyl