Null + Void

“Cryosleep (lp,red Vinyl, Spot Varn.,mp3+”

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LabelHFN MusicCat. No.HFN66LP
FormatEXCLXLPAOrders fromFri, 03 Nov 2017
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LP, colored (red) vinyl, spotlack, Limited edition, download code for 1 Bonustrack + 2 versions of ‘Where I Wait’ Tracklist LP/CD: A1/01. Falling Down (feat. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club) A2/02. Into The Void A3/03. Asphalt Kiss A4/04. Where I Wait (feat. Dave Gahan) A5/05. Come To Me B1/06. Take It Easy (feat. The Big Pink) B2/07. Foreverness B3/08. Paragon B4/09. Hands Bound (feat. Shannon Funchess) B5/10. Lost And Blind Cryosleep is the debut album from Null + Void, the alias of prolific New York producer Kurt Uenala. It’s an album of contrasts and tension, where darkness is pierced by blinding light, and where moody new wave bleeds into stark electronics. In one moment, joyful memories give way to isolation and regret, and in the next, Cryosleep explores the catharsis of crowded dancefloors. Throughout the record, Uenala matches his dynamic production with incredible vocalists-from Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan and the inimitable Shannon Funchess, to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Big Pink. Null + Void’s take on dark pop meshes with his love for Detroit electro, poignant synth melodies, and cold atmospheres. With the cinematic opener “Falling Down” and brooding instrumentals like “Come To Me", Cryosleep can feel like the soundtrack to a lost space epic. No doubt, the album evokes Blade Runner, dystopian landscapes, and the splendor of far-off galaxies. As Uenala puts it, Cryosleep is inspired by “classic sci-fi stuff,” images of futuristic machines sustaining humans frozen in a dreamstate. The melancholy “Foreverness” explores what they might be thinking: “A collection of fragments, memories of a life lived-preserved, but incomplete and jumbled.” Meanwhile, “Into The Void” paints a peaceful, otherworldly picture, “like soaring towards a white light.” Lead single “Asphalt

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