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Premiere: Despina – Crash Blossoms

Sometimes transport to a far-off land is necessary – especially during the times we currently occupy. Enter Despina, a New York-via-New Jersey producer who is taking a crack at taking listeners to another dimension with today’s premiere.

Releasing on the burgeoning Kindergarten Records alongside label-heads Ma Sha Ru, Despina upends the club spectrum with ‘Crash Blossoms’, a delightfully detached banger for these times on the forthcoming ‘Polychronia’ EP.

Starting off with a swirl of internalised energy, the track builds with a loop that relishes its sub-frequencies whilst finding room to experiment at each turn and phrase. A new synth, a new warble, a new viewpoint that builds the track consistently into something truly otherworldly, leading to a boiling point that enraptures the listener by comfortably nestling itself into their subconscious. Get ready to have this on repeat when you take a listen down below.

‘Polychronia’ is scheduled for release 5 June via Kindergarten. Order a copy on Bandcamp.


1. Despina – Futurecrimes
2. Despina – Crush Blossoms
3. Ma Sha Ru – Jerboa
4. Ma Sha Ru – Face