Jun 2015 23

Android Lust begins campaign for sixth albumExperimental industrial act Android Lust has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Berlin, the second volume of Crater; this follows the 2013 release of Crater Vol. 1. Berlin: Crater Vol. 2 marks the artist’s sixth album overall, and her third to be funded via Kickstarter. In a slight departure from the heavier electronic sound of past Android Lust albums, the new record will be composed of ambient sound recordings in Berlin; “I want to walk the streets of Berlin with my portable recorder and soak up the ambient sounds,” states Android Lust’s Shikhee; “I want to place my contact mics on the surface of historic structures and pick up their resonance. I want to bring all these sounds and experiences back with me to my studio and give you a new album.” On the choice of Berlin, Shikhee cites such influences as Einstürzende Neubauten and the David Bowie/Brian Eno trilogy, saying, “There’s a sense of history and fearless experimentation that has been calling to me.”
Shikhee also says of the inspiration behind Berlin, “I’ve been experimenting with location recording for a while, and it’s something I’ve wanted to delve deeper into. But it wasn’t until I was in Nepal earlier this year and recorded a group of monks chanting in Nagarkot that the idea really hit me — I needed to combine the experience of discovering new places, capturing sonic snapshots of that place and time, and base the record around that!”


Berlin: Crater Vol. 2 Kickstarter Campaign https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/androidlust/android-lust-berlin-crater-vol2
Android Lust Website http://androidlust.com
Android Lust MySpace http://www.myspace.com/androidlust
Android Lust Facebook https://www.facebook.com/androidlust
Android Lust Twitter https://twitter.com/androidlust
Android Lust SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/androidlust
Android Lust Bandcamp http://music.androidlust.com
Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)

1 Comment

  1. Andrew Morris says:

    Shikhee has one of the best ears in the industrial/ambient scene. Every track is new and surprising in all the right ways.

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