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Premiere: Kohra 'Akarshan'

New Delhi-based electronic artist Kohra will release his debut album via his own Qilla Records later this month. Listen to glowing atmospherics and intense percussion on 'Akarshan', now

Kohra will release his long-awaited debut album later this month.

The New Delhi-based electronic artist, who also founded and runs imprint Qilla Records, follows up a string of releases and remixes for the likes of Endangered and Traum with his new LP, ‘akhõ’.

Inspired by a seventeenth century Gujarati poet of the same name, the ten tracks on ‘akhõ’ traverse genres and sounds, moving from hard electro to breaks-infused cuts as Kohra draws together his broad range of influences in one slick package.

On 'Akarshan', glowing ambience paves the path for heavy percussion and drawn-out pads, before soft synth stabs and more layered drums transform the track into an early-morning club tool.

Listen to 'Akarshan' below and pre-order ‘akhõ’, which is out on the 13th July, here.

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