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  • 02/27/2014

Monkeytown to Release Debut LP from Alex Banks, Shares Lead Single

Modeselektor's Monkeytown label has announced plans to release the debut full-length from Brighton upstart Alex Banks this Spring. Entitled Illuminate, Banks' 10-track LP appears set to cover a diverse range of sonic ground, with phrases like "deep house at a dubstep convention" and "pin sharp glitch-hop" used to describe some of the record's tracks. The record will also incorporate three vocal-focused cuts, all of which feature Elisabeth Bernholz.

Preceding Illuminate will be the "All You Could Do" 12" which will offer the album's lead single along with LP cut "Phosphorous," a remix by Phon.o, and an alternative version of "All You Could Do." That 12" will drop on May 2, followed later in the month by the release of Bank's debut artist album on May 30. Before then, Illuminate's artwork and tracklist are included below, along with a stream of Banks' "All You Could Do (Alternate Version)."


01 Silent Embrace feat. Elisabeth Bernholz
02 Solar
03 All You Coul Do feat. Elisabeth Bernholz
04 Initiate
05 Lights
06 Phosphorus
07 A Matter of Time feat. Elisabeth Bernholz
08 Sheya
09 Hush
10 Unknown

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