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<p>Having focused on the publishing of fearless, polyamorous, left-of-centre electronics since its inception in 2014, Knekelhuis has been delving with equal flair into the realms of punk, industrial, new wave, EBM and synth-pop to construct its singular identity, refusing to align on the policies of no-nonsense floor calibration to explore the edges of dance music with plenty of rope.</p>
<p>After a stream of choice numbers including releases from Violent Quand On Aime, Meo, Job Sifre, Patricia Kokett and a freshly released compilation of Dutch cassette rarities from the ’80s, Amsterdam’s Knekelhuis maintains its momentum with ‘Testimony‘, a four-track VA featuring “old friends and new faces“, which label owner Mark van de Maat refers to as a “document of modern contemporary music […] possessing the ability to be serene and mental at the same time.”</p>
<p>Lifted from this lush assortment of drifting burners, Maoupa Mazzocchetti ‘644 Beauty Marks‘ ... <a href="https://inverted-audio.com/premiere-maoupa-mazzocchetti-644-beauty-marks/">Read More »</a>
Premiere: Maoupa Mazzocchetti – 644 Beauty Marks

Premiere: Maoupa Mazzocchetti – 644 Beauty Marks

Released: 29 October 2018
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Tracklist
A1. Sabla - Chant 35
A2. Patricia Kokett - Luxor
B1. Maoupa Mazzocchetti - 644 Beauty Marks
B2. Job Sifre - We Are Monsters

Having focused on the publishing of fearless, polyamorous, left-of-centre electronics since its inception in 2014, Knekelhuis has been delving with equal flair into the realms of punk, industrial, new wave, EBM and synth-pop to construct its singular identity, refusing to align on the policies of no-nonsense floor calibration to explore the edges of dance music with plenty of rope.

After a stream of choice numbers including releases from Violent Quand On Aime, Meo, Job Sifre, Patricia Kokett and a freshly released compilation of Dutch cassette rarities from the ’80s, Amsterdam’s Knekelhuis maintains its momentum with ‘Testimony‘, a four-track VA featuring “old friends and new faces“, which label owner Mark van de Maat refers to as a “document of modern contemporary music […] possessing the ability to be serene and mental at the same time.

Lifted from this lush assortment of drifting burners, Maoupa Mazzocchetti ‘644 Beauty Marks‘ is a particularly striking example of this twofold, borderline schizophrenic state of mind. Drawing us in its all-engulfing spirals of Middle-Eastern sounding riffs and faded neo-folk melodies, the French producer activates teleportation to a jam-packed opium den where only the silhouettes of sardine-faced belly dancers and eight-eyed poker players emerge from the dense haze of patchouli and opiate smokes that fills the room. One to get high to.

Testimony is out now via Knekelhuis, order a copy from Bandcamp.

TRACKLIST

A1. Sabla – Chant 35
A2. Patricia Kokett – Luxor
B1. Maoupa Mazzocchetti – 644 Beauty Marks
B2. Job Sifre – We Are Monsters

Discover more about Maoupa Mazzocchetti and Knekelhuis on Inverted Audio.