modern obscure music welcomes sam haar to the imprint for the first album released by an artist other than label founder pedro vian. the album is entitled euso. sam haar is a new jersey born producer and sound artist. influenced by both experimentalism and traditional dance music, haar’s music is something uniquely his own. he is best known as being one half of musical hardware loving duo blondes with zach steinman (neither of them are actually blonde). they famously favour machines over computers and provide hypnotic live shows. blondes have released the majority of their discography for rvng intl., before jumping to r&s in 2017 for the more danceable warmth album.
auf dem zweiten album von pedro vian eröffnet der heute in amsterdam lebende künstler uns ein neues musikalisches kapitel seines lebens, das sich durch tiefe emotionen und gefühle zieht und momente von euphorie, wut, gelassenheit, hoffnung und liebe durchläuft.
sau poler teams up with modern obscure music label boss pedro vian on this beautiful record, inspired by the dialogue between darkness and light. the catalan duo previously worked together on the hard hitting paral.lel, which was released via xlr8r in 2015. on el pas del temps, they present four melodic efforts.
defled’s latest work, hacking the sun, for modern obscure music, is a compete record that evokes balearic island landscapes. a musical trip that is defined by placid and bucolic moments to the euphoric and chaotic. according to defled, the concept of the 12” “revolves around the movement of the sun and the information of the light.
a renowned producer from the barcelona scene, pedro vian has taken a significant step forward in his career with the creation of modern obscure music. from this platform he is able to shape his vision of today’s electronica, releasing material from likeminded artists while creating his own sound, combining silky dance rhythms with an experimental approach and dark atmospheres. so far vian has collaborated with artists like alex trochut, ital, hieroglyphic being, sunny graves and federico sancho, among others. pedro vian is the new alter ego for pettre, who has already released tracks on hivern and for several years was one half of the duo aster, the exciting project whose house music still echoes in the eardrums of its fans. this time pedro vian presents black toms ep, a new release accompanied with inga copeland and pye corner audio reinterpretations. the publication of this record will be in mid june. cover photographs by adria cañameras
another recent masterpiece from the rising barcelona label “modern obscure music”. this time the label is introducing a 12’’ with two long lasting analogue jams made from synthesizers like moog voyager and the mythical juno 80 on abstract rhythms created with a powerful roland 909. this is an essential record for collectors of relics focused on the club. to the mysterious, exotic and even tribal vibe, the record label adds a remix by daniel martin-mccormick, best known as ital, who has recently published his 3rd album with mike paradinas (planet mu) apart from also presenting some pieces from his own record company lover’s rock or in the prestigious workshop house. remixes by jmii and pettre, aster’s ex-band components, are also added in the digital version of it.
modern obscure music welcomes the sun god for the anticipatory organization. this is a fantastically powerful three track ep to move the body and the mind. it is the work of a distinctive producer who focuses on powerful rhythms and ear catching melodies.
for the sun god, music has a healing power and the club has the ability to bring people together. he is respectful to the history of electronic music and where it comes from, but still pushes forward with his spiritually rooted yet technologically aware sound.
the sun god is jamal moss aka the hieroglyphic being. therefore, this is actually his return to the label. he remixed pedro vian s dancing hindus as the hieroglyphic being, which was released on mom001.
founder of modern obscure music, pedro vian, drops his debut longer player “beautiful things you left us for memories”. having previously released on well respected labels such as hivern discs and mathematics recordings, vian brings things in-house, with 12 tracks that push beyond simple categorisation. travelling through abstract, sonic labyrinths, taking in ambient, techno and even pop, this release is a kaleidoscopic work that demands the listeners undivided attention.
pedro vian is pettres new alter ego (hivern discs) and half of the duo aster (hivern discs / mathematics recordings). after releasing several tarcks in different record labels and sharing his dj sets around europe, pedro vian launches his own platform with the purpose to promote new coming artists and publish his most intimate productions. under the brand name. modern obscure music he will present his first release in mid april 2014 in an analog format.