Brooklyn-based duo Gatekeeper (a.k.a. Aaron David Ross and Matthew Arkell) takes an art-school approach to internet detritus, harvesting a dark take on cinematic techno and industrial sounds. Today, the high-concept outfit announced its latest release, Young Chronos, sharing a dramatic cut from the EP as well as upcoming tour dates. "Imperatrix" manages to blend a gorgeous opera vocal with decidedly acidic techno symphonics, conjuring up '90s films starring hackers and primitive PC games. In typical Gatekeeper fashion, the forthcoming EP will be released as an official Piratebay torrent, as well as a limited-edition "USB token" via Lorenzo Senni's Presto!? imprint. A stream of "Imperatrix" is available below, where the full Young Chronos tracklist and Gatekeeper's tour dates can also be found.
1. Sword of the Gathering Clouds of Heaven
3. Flame of Displeasure
5. The Soil has Soured
Oct 25 - San Francisco, CA - Elbo Room, 120 Minutes
Oct 31 - Brooklyn, NY - Masonic Temple, R.i.T.E by CHERYL (10pm, live)
Oct 31 - Brooklyn, NY - Passion Lounge, Machine Dance with Night Slugs (12am, DJ)
Nov 1 - Mexico City, MX - UFOria!, NAAFI & NIGHT presents ? MUERTOS ?
Nov 2 - Mexico City, MX - International Book Fair closing night