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‘Click Interview’ with Circumpolar: ‘There Is So Much Great New Music Within Our Genre Yet To Discover’

Circumpolar is a Swedish duo driven by Jonas Mattson and Patrik Wallin. They last year self-released their debut-EP “Until The End Of Time” and next got signed on Alfa Matrix, which re-released this work. The second EP “We Will Remain” was released nearly at the same time and revealed a more sophisticated sound approach. The intelligent sound treatments remind me a bit of bands such as Clock DVA, Haujobb and related formations. Circumpolar might be the next new sensation for all of those who like intelligent electronics! (Courtesy by Inferno Sound Diaries) Q: Circumpolar is a rather unknown name at the wider fields of electro-underground music so can you briefly introduce the band, the way you get contaminated by the ‘electronic virus’ and what were the original purposes when setting up Circumpolar? Circumpolar: Circumpolar is a new Swedish dark-electro/wave act that consists of Jonas Mattsson and Patrik Wallin. We are old friends since way back in time. We started to make music together when we were about 18 years old, and then played in different bands for some years in the Northern part of Sweden. However, we never released any of that material on record. For years now we have […]

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Metroland’s Passenger S launches debut album under 808 DOT POP moniker

From Metroland’s Passenger S comes the brand new electro pop side-project 808 DOT POP. Signed to Alfa Matrix the project so far already released 3 singles (“Blackbodies – pulsation”, “Blackbodies – variation”, “Jingle Pop”) announcing a debut album. “The Colour Temperature” is now available in pre-order on CD and as a download via Bandcamp. The Bandcamp version has an exclusive 20-minute long megamix offering a joyride through the complete album as you can hear below. The Colour Temperature by 808 DOT POP You can expect authentic warm sequences, melodic synthetic layers and robotic vocals, the whole project spiced up with analogue drums with a clear wink to a legendary drum machine. We got in touch with Passenger S and asked him a few questions. SL. Why did you start this solo project PS. The entire Metroland machine developed fast, maybe a little too fast and after our fourth studio album “Men in Frame” we went into a kind of ‘non active mode’. But I simply cannot stop making music and I constantly have things and ideas on my mind as well as sounds in any of my electronic devices. It was kind of clearing the mind by stepping outside of […]

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