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Christian Eede
1 April 2022, 13:55

KMRU and Aho Ssan collaborate on new album, 'Limen'

The album will be released through Subtext, the label of Emptyset's James Ginzburg

KMRU and Aho Ssan collaborate on new album, 'Limen'

KMRU and Aho Ssan have teamed up for a new collaborative album.

Titled 'Limen', the album takes in three tracks, one of which totals 21 minutes. It's the first studio collaboration from the two artists, following a previous live link-up at Berlin Atonal. KMRU has also remixed Ssan's tracks 'Outro'.

The album is said to be inspired by various global changes that occurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and is on the noisier side compared to the respective artists' usual solo material. Ssan is quoted in the press materials as saying he's "never made something so extreme" as the 21-minute cut 'Ruined Abstractions'.

You can check out an excerpt of 'Resurgence', one of the album's three cuts, below. It will be released through James Ginzburg's Subtext label on 29th April.

Last year, KMRU curated a compilation of electronic music from Nairobi for an environmental aid organisation.

Revisit KMRU's contribution to DJ Mag's Fresh Kicks mix series, from January 2021, here.