The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

New Mika Vainio Album Announced
Christian Eede , May 19th, 2017 11:29

The record was in production before his death last month

A new record from Mika Vainio will be released next week, the first since his death late last month.

Entitled Reat, the eight-track record was already in production before his death and marks the relaunch of German label Elektro Music Department, following more than a decade of inactivity. The label says that the record sees Vainio "in full action". You can hear clips via Juno here.

The Pan Sonic co-founder passed away last month aged 53, following a career that saw the Finnish producer work alongside Charlemagne Palestine, Fennesz, Merbow, Alan Vega and many more.

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.