Search and Hit Enter

Premiere: Imre Kiss & Norwell – Motor City Dreams

Fresh on the heels of his latest, most excellent 12″ for Lobster Theremin offshoot Mörk, ‘Strangers‘, Budapest-based producer Imre Kiss is back with the inaugural outing of his new imprint Crisis – ‘Ad Astra‘, a five-tracker made in collaboration with fellow Hungarian space traveller Norwell.

Looking to establish a label that will “continue to be synonymous with progressive electronica“, Kiss and Norwell here begin the journey in top gear, dishing out a vibrant sample of their kosmische-indebted electro blends. Bridging the gap between Detroit’s dystopian urban scapes and the outerspacey idealism of the Berlin school, the pair combine raucous, hi-tek machine funk a la Dopplereffekt with a sense of otherworldly abstraction that would sure do Klaus Schulze proud.

Our premiere ‘Motor City Dreams‘ sits right in line with Kiss and Norwell’s core themes, as they aim at exploring the confines between “tension and release, dystopia and utopia, past and future“. Undoubtedly the most emotionally engaging cut of the package, the track races and trepidates across a dense nostalgic haze on automatic pilot, while the synthesis of Imre Kiss’ melodic savoir-faire and Norwell’s signature uptempo drives does the rest. Elon Musk approves this message.

Ad Astra is released via Crisis on 13th July, pre-order a copy from Juno.

TRACKLIST

A1. Tempel 1
A2. Ad Astra
A3. Motor City Dreams
B1. Alpha Hertz
B2. Density Waves

Discover more about Imre Kiss, Norwell and Crisis on Inverted Audio.

Privacy Preference Center

Required Cookies & Technologies

Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

gdpr, wp-settings,

Advertising

These technologies are used for things like:

- personalised ads
- to limit how many times you see an ad
- to understand usage via Google Analytics
- to understand how you got to our web properties
- to ensure that we understand the audience and can provide relevant ads

We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). Saying no will not stop you from seeing our ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive.

Adsense, Facebook, Google Adwords

Analytics

Our website uses tracking software to monitor our visitors to understand how they use it. We use software provided by Google Analytics, which use cookies to track visitor usage. This software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive to track and monitor your engagement and use of the website, and to help identify you on future visits. It will not store, save or collect personal information.

Google Analytics, Facebook