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WATCH: New Apostille Video
Christian Eede , March 14th, 2018 17:28

Night School Records boss Michael Kasparis returns as Apostille on ace new single

Glasgow's Night School Records is one of tQ's favourite labels, owing to a series of excellent releases from the best of the city's underground and beyond since its founding in 2011.

Michael Kasparis, the man responsible for founding and running Night School, has been releasing music via the label in recent years as Apostille and has now announced details of a new album called Choose Life, set for release via Upset The Rhythm. Above, you can check out the video for lead track 'Feel Bad'.

The video centres around a troupe of dancers dressed in red with Kasparis, wearing white, amongst them. The track itself is a shimmering, synth-laden affair with a belting chorus. "'Feel Bad' was written about transcending a negative experience, ecstasy through living bad," Kasparis says.

He continues: "The video was to be stark but warm, people in a room, together. I wanted something completely false in set up - a bunch of people dancing and miming to a song, but I wanted to see if you can get something transcendent and warm while looking directly at the makings of it. Mostly I wanted to test how uncomfortable people, including me, can get before losing their inhibitions."

The album itself, Kasparis says, was written to aid a process of catharsis. "The album title was intended as ironic at first but as the writing process went on the album began to feel more playful, I was finding revelatory threads in it I hadn't intended. Choose Life became an imperative."

Choose Life is out on June 8.