The Haxan Cloak Shares First New Music In 10 Years

He's also reissuing his two studio albums to date ahead of a new record coming out soon

The Haxan Cloak has returned with his first new music in a decade, a track called ‘N/Y’.

Out now, the track, for which you can watch a video above, marks the first outing from the artist, real name Bobby Krlic, under his The Haxan Cloak moniker since the release of 2013 album Excavation. That record is also set to be remastered and reissued alongside 2011 debut full-length The Haxan Cloak and the EP Observatory via Krlic’s newly-founded Archaic Devices label. All three reissues will be released on November 22.

Archaic Devices will be a home for future The Haxan Cloak material, with a new album currently being worked on ahead of a 2024 release date. Krlic decided to start the label after finishing building his own home studio in Los Angeles and regaining the master tapes to his early releases.

In a statement about his new track, Krlic said: "’N/Y’ is a feeling I’ve had for a really long time. It was made with the intention of being something that I could play live only, and was just this burst of intensity that could re-contextualise anywhere I would play it in. I kept working on it and it became something that I wanted to hear regardless of the context.

"I made the video in the same way. Making charcoal drawings and oil paintings, then fusing these together with self-shot video of myself in my studio. It feels immediate and without compromise. It was made quickly, in a moment, with complete intention. I really hope it changes the space you’re in."

‘N/Y’ is out now on Archaic Devices.

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