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Following a string of acclaimed EPs, Glaskin are proud to unveil their highly anticipated debut album Klaftertief, due October 9th via their own YAEL trip imprint. Glaskin are two brothers who operate on the harder, more experimental fringes of techno and electro. Current residents at the beloved Blitz Club, they built a name for themselves in Munich’s underground scene. Following a string of acclaimed releases on Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings they launched YAEL trip, a platform to showcase their own material alongside that of like-minded contemporaries. With Klaftertief, the brothers expand on the sonic world they have built for themselves to present a vast project without boundaries. The title refers to an old German word for a deep hole in the ground that is believed to be infinite - as such, the scope of their inspiration is open-ended. Having initially emerged as a forward-thinking techno act, the duo diversified their sound with the launch of YAEL trip, exploring aspects of electro, UK bass and more, whilst fusing introspective sound design with touches of jungle, IDM, and grime. Merging this vast sonic palette, the duo assimilate threads from different subcultures into one cohesive, genre-bending project. Klaftertief is a document of the brothers’ artistic journey over the past few years, and by honing in on their influences, their vision is clearer than ever. Ambient soundscapes swirl through complex sculptures to form cavernous sonic spaces. Broken beats sit alongside frenetic hi hats and thunderous kicks, all set to a range of different tempos across eleven tracks. Brief moments of weightless calm are offset by rowdy drum patterns, whilst glimpses of beauty are harvested from random modular sequences and field recordings. Mirroring the idea of Klaftertief in their workflow, the brothers used varying setups every day of production, incorporating numerous combinations of hardware and software to allow for a freeform writing process without limits.