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Blue Foundation Share “Hrönn” Music Video Via BrooklynVegan

Blue Foundation has returned with a brand new video for their track “Hrönn.” BrooklynVegan premiered the new visual. “Hrönn” is off the groups latest release of instrumentals and beats, Silent Dream, which is out now on KØИ Records.

titled “Shadow.” The track was premiered exclusively today with Earmilk. They had high praise for the single, calling it “a powerfully epic new track featuring a seductive voice that calls out from a dense swarm of contorted synths and lodding beats.”

Prior to this, Blackbook premiered their visual, “Where The End Begins,” stating, “its lush synths, jittery, reversed beats, and cryptic vocals, is captivatingly dreamlike, even otherworldly.” Both singles can be found on their recently released LP, Silent Dream, available now via KØИ Records.

Silent Dream (Instrumental & Beats) is the 6th studio album from Blue Foundation. The album is an panoply of pitch-shifted vocals and chopped-up, dubbed-out melodies. Silent Dream 9 tracks of twitchily rhythmic “non party” music that you can’t dance to. Cut-up beats and pristine surfaces.

Silent Dream is an electronic, IDM  sounding album with no typical song structure, and no lead vocals, only vocal sampling of Sara Savery aka. Drop The Gun and Tobias Wilner. This is in big contrast to the last 5 Blue Foundation albums, that more and less is structured around dreamy pop songs.

It’s has been recorded, produced and mixed in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Shanghai and Copenhagen over 3 month in 2018. It is the fasted recorded Blue Foundation album. Tobias Wilner & Bo Rande was searching for a more spontaneous, experimental and direct sound.The album has lots in common with Tobias Wilner other projects Bichi and New York United. With this album they wanted to give room to the layers in their music that normally gets hidden in production, and less focus on a lead vocal. It’s process music that begins in one place to never return.

The 7 minutes long song “Where The End Begins” is a cooperation with the Luxembourg based electronic artist Sun Glitters. The Krautrock sounding song “Pige” is a cooperation with the NY based experimental drummer Federico Ughi.

The song “Hrönn” with hunting strings is a tribute to a Icelandic girl. A picture of her character, of her struggle going through life trying to change it for the better. It’s very much about her determination to make a change

.Art work is done by danish fine art artist Mathias Hantho.

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