Marsheaux solo project Aspra comes with debut single ‘Velvet/Anoint’ – Out now

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Marsheaux solo project Aspra comes with debut single 'Velvet/Anoint'

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Out via Amour Records is solo project by Marsheaux member Sophia Sarigiannidou. Now active as Aspra her debut single “Velvet/Anoint” now comes re-released as a limited edition 7 inch single (300 copies) on white vinyl. The set also holds a (folded) A2-sized colour poster, the whole comes inside an outer plastic bag.

Velvet” is a rework of the shoegaze track by Big Pink and was released already last year. “Anoint”‘,” is originally by The Field Mice.

Both tracks were written and recorded during the lockdown at Sarigiannidou’s studio in Athens, Greece. This is the first ever new material by (one half of) Marsheaux, after their split. The Greek electro girl duo released their fifth (and last) studio album “Ath.Lon” in June 2016.

Aspra recently also collaborated with the veteran electronic composer Lena Platonos, resulting in the releases of “Markos” and “Kymata”.

In related news, Sarigiannidou also curated the release “Play for Tomorrow Vol. 1” holding a collection of rare and obscure post-punk and minimal synth pop tracks from the period 1977-1985.

Tracklist “Play for Tomorrow Vol. 1”

  1. The Gadgets – U.F.O. Report N°1 (1980)
  2. Michael Rother – Karussell (1977)
  3. Amin Peck – Love Disgrace
  4. Car Crash Set – Fall From Grace (1983)
  5. Alan Burnham – Music To Save The World By (1981)
  6. Blaine L. Reininger – Mystery and Confusion (1984)
  7. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Of all the Things we’ve made (1981)
  8. Ruth – Polaroid/Roman/Photo (1985)
  9. Chrisma – Black Silk stocking (1977)
  10. Buggles – On TV (1981)
  11. Electronic Circus – Direct Lines (1981)
  12. I Start Counting – Still Smilling (1985)
  13. Chris & Cosey – October Love Song (1983)
  14. Ultravox – Just for a Moment (1978)

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