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  • 03/11/2014

Max Cooper Shares New Video, Details Upcoming Tour

Busy Londoner Max Cooper has been all over our publishing schedule as of late, with this week's release of his debut album Human and yesterday's appearance in our Artist Tips feature series. An understated artist who values craft over image, the burgeoning producer's latest video reflects that sentiment with shadowy figures filling out the clip for album cut "Empyrean." Directed by Joseph Murréll, the metaphysical piece weaves through a number of silhouettes of both human and animal bodies overlaid with intricate lines resembling nervous systems—reminiscent of Alex Grey imagery—visuals which are then interspersed with kaleidescopic shapes. The earthlike symbolism pairs with Cooper's emotively celestial tune, as the cascading piano, melancholic strings, and glitch-focused beats portray the artist's attempt to translate the concept of heaven into music.

Furthermore, Cooper is days away from launching an extensive tour that will see him travel through Europe, to North America, and back again, ending in late August at the Utrecht Festival in The Netherlands. The current list of those upcoming performances is available below, where the video for "Empyrean" can also be found.

13 Mar - Cat and Dog, Tel Aviv
21 Mar - Tunnel Club, Milan
22 Mar - Bonsoir, Bern
28 Mar - Electrosnow Festival, Andorra
04 Apr - WIHMini Festival, Paris
05 Apr - Crucifix Lane, London
11 Apr - Ubel & Gefahrlich, Hamburg
17 Apr - Electron Festival, Geneva
18 Apr - Slakthuset, Stockholm
19 Apr - Camp & Furnace, Liverpool
20 Apr - Tante Reike, Bonn
25 Apr - Douala, Ravensburg, Germany
09 May - Romy S, Stuttgart, Germany
24 May - Movement Festival, Detroit
25 May - Lightning in a Bottle Festival, California
30 May - MUTEK, Montreal
31 May - Coda, Toronto
20 Jun - Gottwood Festival, Wales
27 Jun - Celtronic Festival, Derry
28 Jun - Awakenings, Amsterdam
12 Jul - Noisily Festival, Leicestershire
19 Jul - Showcase, Paris
25 Jul - Audioriver Festival, Poland
15 Aug - Barbarella's Discotecque, Croatia
23 Aug - Utrecht Festival, Netherlands

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