A massively successful 2016 saw Dutch duo WEVAL release their chart-topping debut album (KOMPAKT 352 CD 131) while touring the USA, Canada, Germany, Spain, UK and more, crossing frequencies with acclaimed artists such as Dixon, Michael Mayer or Danny Daze. Reflecting Weval's unique sound cosmos, its impressive versatility, genre-bending appeal and catchy melodic genius, we brought together Israeli masterminds RED AXES, Danish club Mozart KASPER BJØRKE and Italian tag team MARGOT to put their own distinct spin on album highlights WAYS TO GO and YOU'RE MINE - resulting in an enticing, dance-ready bundle of reworks that will scratch your clubbing itch while retaining that very special, almost intimate feeling of the original cuts. A perfect way for Weval to head into a new year that will see them grow even more, with upcoming live performances at Sonar Istanbul, Primavera Sound Festival and DGTL Amsterdam already lined up.
Pop Ambient 2019 is a marvel unto itself: While it is evident that the evolution of quality electronic music is a multipronged and many splendored thing, a good deal of the excitement is detecting the influence that some of the progenitors of the craft have had on these upcoming artists. Impolight