Ever larger-than-life on stage, Bicep are going greater and bolder after asserting CHROMA, an bold audiovisual crossover into colourful new territory for the duo.
The acclaimed tandem are revered for pushing digital music’s avant-garde, however however CHROMA guarantees multi-sensory optics the likes of which followers haven’t but skilled. The undertaking contains the launch of a brand new document label, sequence of curated occasions and contemporary visible id with bespoke manufacturing, based on a press launch shared with EDM.com.
Via the wanting glass, it appears Bicep have engineered a kaleidoscopic dwell present designed to overwhelm the senses. Their synthy textures are already vivid sufficient to really feel chromatic, however they’re respiration new life into their signature sound by becoming a member of forces with David Rudnick’s famend artistic studio Terrain and longtime “BICEP LIVE” visible collaborator Zak Norman.
The elastic nature of the brand new manufacturing is its pièce de résistance. We’re instructed Bicep’s CHROMA stage setup will set up an operative hyperlink between their decks and inventive staff, enabling the latter to adapt their visuals and lasers in real-time.
Bicep teased the present’s trippy visuals for a crowd of roughly 15,000 at London’s Drumsheds in December. The live performance marked the primary in an upcoming sequence of particular CHROMA occasions, which the duo stated will probably be “rather more fluid, consistently evolving and altering on every week to week foundation with tons extra experimentation.”
In the meantime on the label aspect, CHROMA will primarily operate as a latticework of left-field tracks that “do not actually match into the ‘Bicep’ sound” and symbolize music which in any other case “by no means sees the sunshine of day,” the duo stated. Followers can anticipate a “wider musical palette and vary of BPMs” and Bicep will launch music underneath various aliases “with their very own distinct sound and visible id.”
“We need to use CHROMA to push our sounds and problem folks greater than we in all probability have up to now,” Bicep defined. “The label is designed to evolve and draw on inspiration consistently, each musically and aesthetically. We’re eager to primarily create a world that is an up-to-date illustration of us each personally when it comes to our evolving tastes.”
Bicep launched the imprint launched at the moment by advantage of a spellbinding single, “CHROMA 001 HELIUM.” You possibly can hearken to the brand new observe under and discover it on streaming platforms right here.