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Boysen Ben Lucas


Label: Erased Tapes

Genre: Electronica / Ambient / Experimental


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Containing two brand new tracks from the Berlin-based electronic composer and producer, plus three very special remixes ranging as wide as from Hyperdub producer Foodman to Scottish post rock legends Mogwai, Clarion picks up where Mirage left off. As premiered by Mary Anne Hobbs on her BBC 6 Music show, the first single arrives in the shape of a rare Kiasmos remix of the title track, crafted by the Icelandic techno duo and Erased Tapes label mates Janus Rasmussen and Ólafur Arnalds. "Hearing how Kiasmos tamed the somewhat rough nature of Clarion and elevated it to a focussed and highly energised dream-like state made my day when I first heard the remix. The floating and driving rhythm of this version distils the original into a luxurious percussive meditation," Boysen says. About the making of, Janus Rasmussen explains: "Sometimes remixes can be a joy to work on, especially when the original material is as strong as this one. Immediately after hearing the stems, the idea of the remix was so apparent. It was almost as if the song had already existed in this remixed form. The main melody is so catchy yet intriguing that it's a perfect fit for a Kiasmos remix." The new material on this 6-track EP expands on themes of... more credits released March 18, 2022 original tracks written and produced by ben lukas boysen b1 remix and additional production by janus rasmussen and ólafur arnalds b2 remix and additional production by takahide higuchi (downtown music) b3 remix and additional production by stuart braithwaite (tomorrow hits) published by erased tapes music creative producer: robert raths cello by anne müller, fluegelhorn by steffen zimmer, drums by achim färber drums and fluegelhorn recorded at popschutz studios in berlin mixed by martyn heyne and ben lukas boysen at lichte studio mastered by zino mikorey vinyl cut by andreas kauffelt at schnittstelle artwork and design by studio torsten posselt