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WATCH: East India Youth - Hinterland
Laurie Tuffrey , August 19th, 2014 06:57

Final TOTAL STRIFE FOREVER single, due out on 12" in September, gets a video from Dan Tombs

East India Youth will be releasing 'Hinterland', the techno banger centrepiece of his TOTAL STRIFE FOREVER album on (appropriately) limited edition 12" and download on September 15 via Stolen Recordings. The vinyl gets a remix from Katya Waske, while the digital release comes with a live recording. Ahead of that, the track - his final single from the debut LP - has been given a video by Dan Tombs, EIY live visuals collaborator and the man responsible for the natty wig-out at the end of the 'Heaven, How Long' video.

Says EIY's William Doyle: "Despite being an anomaly on the track listing of TOTAL STRIFE FOREVER, in many ways 'Hinterland' has been one of the most crucial tracks in the development of East India Youth over the last couple of years. It has evolved more than any of the other tracks since its original mix, mainly due to playing it live, seeing how audiences were reacting to it and figuring out what I could do to manipulate the sound of it in that setting. Its evolution has been coloured by my forays into the dance music world, going to raves at Corsica Studios, the many 12"s I've bought over the last three years and the large amount of classic dance music passed on to me by many people I admire and respect. Since I began working with my manager, we'd always talked about putting 'Hinterland' out as its own 12", backed with a harder remix and no further embellishments. I'm glad that as we've seen this album through and watched it grow a life far beyond what we originally imagined, that we're now able to tie up this loose end and bring out a limited number of vinyl copies of the track for your listening and dancing pleasure." Get hold of it upon release from EIY's website, where there are full listings of his upcoming dates.