Kasper Bjørke

“Nothing Gold Can Stay (lp, Colored, Dl)” | “Lp, Colored Clear Orange Vinyl, Download”

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LabelHFN MusicCat. No.HFN98LP
FormatEXCLS-LPOrders fromFri, 22 Nov 2019
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Territories: WORLD excluding Scandinavia, Germany/Austria LP + colored clear orange vinyl + download code Tracklist: A1. Water (feat. Toby Ernest) A2. Seabird (feat. Christian d’Or & Toby Ernest) A3. Du Du Du (feat. Tomas Høffding) A4. Nothing Gold Can Stay (feat. Justin Strauss) B1. Venetian Blinds B2. Dreamers (A Tribute to Laurie) B3. Oceans of Time Release Info: After a three year absence, Kasper Bjørke returns to hfn music with a sublime new double EP entitled “Nothing Gold Can Stay”. Having followed a deeply personal ambient music path that last year led to the release of “Kasper Bjørke Quartet: The Fifty Eleven Project” on Kompakt Records, (named 5th Best Contemporary Album 2018 in The Guardian), Kasper has found his way back to producing some of his signature leftfield danceable beats, which “the past decade has seen Bjørke steadily rising amongst the ranks of artful, eclectic electronic producers…” (XLR8R).The Double EP “Nothing Gold Can Stay” explores both the analogue and organic side of his production work on Side A - while Side B reflects on sounds that he would play today, in one of his nightclub DJ sets. Side A contains four collaborations with four friends from LA, New York and Copenhagen. “Water” feat. Toby Ernest, the slow mo opener to the EP, revives the partnership with Toby that was last seen on 2014’s After Forever album (on the single “Rush”). Toby also provides the vocals on the cover version of Alessi Brothers’ 1975 classic “Seabird” - a track that came about through Kasper’s friendship and musical synergy with DJ and vinyl digger Christian d’Or, who is lead crooning while Toby delivers his signature falsetto. The “Seabird” cover adds a distinct contemporary feeling to the original version while staying true and respectful to the delivery and mood of the songs core. The 2nd half of the release, Side B, is directly aimed at the floor. Having stepped away from releasing club jams for a few years, Kasper is clearly en

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