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Aya Details Debut Album, 'Im Hole'
Christian Eede , August 17th, 2021 13:30

The artist formerly known as LOFT has signed to Hyperdub for her first full-length release

aya has shared details of her debut album, im hole.

Due out on Hyperdub in October, the 11-track album sees the DJ and producer making prominent use of her own vocals, while Manchester artist Iceboy Violet also features on one track. In addition to a full digital release of the album, Hyperdub will put out a hardback clothbound book of lyrics, poems and photographs connected to the record, designed in collaboration with Oliver Van Der Lugt, AKA Air Max '97. You can watch a video for the album's Iceboy Violet-featuring lead track 'Emley lights us moor', which stars both aya and Iceboy Violet, above.

im hole follows on from recent releases with Local Action, as well as a series of self-released compilations of edits and demos, and a number of EPs under aya's former LOFT moniker, released through labels such as Tri Angle and Wisdom Teeth.

Hyperdub will release im hole on October 22, 2021