The record received critical acclaim, and was named Wire Magazine’s Album of the Year. Since then she’s released two more albums – 2013’s Chance of Rain for Hyperdub, 2015’s In Situ for Honest Jon’s – and toured extensively with a live hardware PA. In addition, Laurel hosts a regular show on Berlin Community Radio, having originally cut her teeth as a freeform DJ on the legendary WCBN-FM station in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has collaborated with John Cale, Julia Holter, David Borden, Daniel Wohl, and Metahaven among others.Halo has also composed the soundtrack for Still Be Here, a Transmediale/CTM film commission starring the Japanese virtual popstar, Hatsune Miku, which debuted at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and was most recently shown at the Barbican Hall in London. Her latest album, Dust, is due out on Hyperdub in late June.
Junglist/computer music graduate/hallucinator
gains ground with his new LP for
signals from elsewhere that echoed through his previous releases -
signals from the unconscious, sub-aqua, hallucinated, dreamt
- are decoded into a terra interpretation.
is an exposition of individually and collectively pressured memory,
musically articulated in a series of elegiac melodic movements,
punctuated with swerving beat structures and and shrill pitch
manouevers. Stylistic motion twists and genre bending mixes are
reminiscent of the ambience of Lee's dynamic DJing style.
live in these strobing, visual times, like a constant subliminal
advertisement but, also over the last few years the world seems to
have become more and more dreamlike, alien, and parodic itself and
there was this part of me that wanted to drag my music back from
this Shangri-La, but fully drenched and infected by it’s
The live presentation of the album will use purpose built
generative systems to control flash lighting, project ‘after
images’ and rewire the album’s sonics.
Perched on the cutting edge where Berlin’s music and art scenes blur into one another, Pan Daijing‘s music is steeped in dark noise and
cinematic atmospherics, drifting into eerie drone and twisted beats. EP releases on Noisekölln and Bedouin Records have worked as
enticing stepping stones towards the Chinese-born artists debut LP ‘Lack 惊蛰’, out on PAN in July 2017.