11:68PM

minimumwage maximumjoy

WhatIfItWorks
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WhatIfItWorks’ firstrelease, minimumwage maximumjoyarrivesbywayofnewcomer11:68PM. Producedin Berlin in thewinterof2020 andmixed& masteredat thenewlymintedBreweryStudios, minimumwage maximumjoy’sfivetracksareprecision-tooledfortheclub, showcasing11:68PM’s venerationforUK-leaninghouseandtechno.11:68PM’s moniker, aswellastheEP title minimumwage maximumjoydrawson theartist’sexperienceofbalancingthegrindofthe9-5 withdreamsofrealizinghiscreativevision. The skittishbreakson “Bluff MindState” and“Sway”’s glitchy“Call MohandesDub” revealthisstateofmind, while“VerticalMobility” revealsa playfulsidewithitsirresistibleacidbasslineandsoaringsynths.In 11:68PM’s words: “Writing therecordin theeveningsin mybedroomon oneoftheloudeststreetsofNeukölln, after I hadclockedout fromwork, I foundmyselfin theever-presentstruggleofbeingartisticallyactivewhilemakingendsmeet. In makingthisEP, I decidedtoprioritizemyowndesiresandnot waitforsomehypotheticalmomenttopursuethisprojectthatmightneverarrive.”Visually, thisisunderscoredbyPhilipp Pess’ strikingartwork, depictingthegauntfaceofa man whosetiredeyeshintat a lifetimespentin front ofa screen.Withminimumwage maximumjoy, 11:68PM offersa compellingglimpseintoa newgenerationofBerlin’sleft

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Release Date

04.12.2021

Cat No

RLS 00174890

Tracklist

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