With much anticipation, the ever-talented Cristoph flawlessly kicks off the first installment of the new 8-track series. Released on the Knee Deep In Sound imprint, the series is aimed to give artists a platform to creatively explore and showcase their sound via full-length albums. Label-head Hot Since 82 further explains that the concept of the project is geared to promote artistic expression, highlighting fresh budding talent on the label, taking “the listener on an all encompassing journey into their musical mind. A lot can be done in 8 tracks!”
Cristoph has seen much success this year, and only continues to rise. With major releases on labels such as Noir, Suara and Truesoul, he is known for his intricate, hypnotic sound, beautifully dancing between blurred genre lines. With this particular release, the Newcastle-based producer expertly displays his vast talents, while taking you through an exhilarating journey through sound. The album takes you on a ride with a lovely emotive approach, with each individual track mirroring a progression of the artist’s state.
Traveling through a colorful auditory spectrum, 8-track opens up with “Closer,” a melodic and dreamy feel-good track, featuring the dazzling vocals of Jinadu. “Alone” shifts into more Nu-Disco territory, boasting warm synths, alluring vocals and bubbly beats, while “Catsty” closes out the release with its deep, richly textured sound. The bold humming of chords and cinematic strings are certain to evoke a sense of euphoria. 8 distinct tracks, perfectly executed to take you across a wide musical landscape. So, take a listen while the story unfolds.