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Pop Electronica
© Josefine Schulz
© Josefine Schulz

Singer Inéz Schaefer and drummer Demian Kappenstein, who got to know each other while studying music, are not great believers in genre boundaries. We are, they say, simply a voice and drums, with some electronic sounds, beats and songs. At times they draw inspiration from the Far East, at other times they devote themselves to the jazz idiom, and they are not averse to exploring the sound palette of classical pop. What sounds as if several computers were running in the background emerges here live from the moment – with all kinds of effect devices and fortified by synthesizer, but live nonetheless.

The minimal, melancholic, abstract beats remind some of electronic indie artists such as James Blake, others prefer to use the Swedish electro duo Fever Ray as a point of reference, although neither does the Dresden-based duo justice – proof once again that any attempt to describe music through words will be just as inadequate as trying to illustrate architecture through dance.

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