Kelpe's gently challenging electronics have always carried a sense of individuality, a feeling that they remain distinct from any genre tag.
Returning with new album 'The Curved Line', this sense has only been reinforced.
Due for release on August 28th via DRUT Recordings, the producer is teasing fans with a series of new cuts. The latest, 'Valerian', is online now.
Kelpe: "I wanted to combine the type of chord progressions and melodies I'm known for with much faster skippy kind of rhythms that I'm not so known for, so this came out as the fastest track on the LP, running at about 135bpm or something. I used pretty much my whole selection of analog synths on it and ran all the vocal chops through this outboard Waldorf filter, which I used a lot throughout the album to add a bit of overdriven grit to certain elements in the mix. It makes the vocals sound kind of underwater as well."
Check it out now.
'The Curved Line' is due to be released on August 28th.