Bit-Tuner‘s 7th album «EXO» (-OUS) marks a milestone in his work: the widescreen and beatless opus focusses on musical storytelling and atmospheric depth. The album was written and recorded towards the end of Bit-Tuner’s 2-year stay in Athens. Influenced by topics like the social and structural turmoils of the past years, the strong connections between communities and the sensation of being in an economic deadlock, Bit-Tuner wrote an album that urges to be listened to in a (self-)reflective way. It is a call to listeners to listen closely, delve into the sounds surrounding them in any given moment and draw a quiet but firm inspiration from within. Following his field recording-based albums «The China Syndrome» and «The Japan Syndrome», «EXO» highlights his interest in cinematic music and soundtracks.
For the album, Bit-Tuner is collaborating with film maker Joerg Hurschler, who is creating animated footage that will be screened, mixed and live scored at Bit-Tuner’s shows in 2020. The material will also be released as video clips accompanying the album. Joerg Hurschler’s work tells the story of molecular objects being propelled into a world similar to ours, where they operate, interact and affect their surroundings, creating and leaving behind something new and strange.
Industrial Complexx offers you Byz in premiere, and in video clip format, fifth cut of EXO.
Music: Bit-Tuner – Byz
Video: Joerg Hurschler