(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange)
With the current release of the ‘Stay EP’ Electro Spectre has released three EPs so far in 2020, a fourth EP will be released after the summer, and the album ‘Stereo Dreams’ some time after that.
During the corona lockdown the band also have posted a series of home performances, of both new and classic Electro Spectre songs, to give the fans a little extra now as live shows has been set on hold.
I had a brief talk with band member and producer Isak last week when visiting him in Oslo:
Side-Line: A lot of new material being released at the moment?
Isak Rypdal: Yes, we have a lot of material from the 2019/2020 studio sessions, and it is often a brutal process to find the perfect versions for an album. So to not wipe away any version of a song that might be the best one, better even if it not suits the album, we decided to release the versions in a series of EPs to get all the good versions out there this time.
S-L: I also noticed someone “new” on the remixing roster this time…
IR: Correct! In addition to releasing remixes from different remixers, I have often also produced a few remixes for our singles – this time Alexander delivers his first three personal remixes that gives a fresh new and different take on the singles.
S-L: You also have gone a bit retrospective the last months?
IR: Additionally to the new material released this year, Electro Spectre will release twelve – yes 12! – missing maxi singles from the past in expanded editions with remixes missing from the catalogue out there. Check our Bandcamp page for updates!
S-L: Anything else in the pipeline?
IR: Too early to go into details yet, but there will be more exciting news later this year – we’ll keep you posted!
All releases @ Bandcamp:https://electrospectre.bandcamp.com/
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