Following the release of its first single “Cronus,” mysterious techno outfit Kasablanca complete their 2-track project with “Volition. Available now via mau5trap!
Cronus/Volition is the long-awaited follow-up to Kasablanca’s critically acclaimed 2020 debut EP Human Learning. The enigmatic pair are the amalgamation of their many influences, combining their love of analog synth-work and rich textural soundscapes to create a unique style all their own.
With an enthralling live performance centered around analog synth nostalgia, Kasablanca has mesmerized crowds at Red Rocks, and live from the future for DJ Mag with their audio visual experience. Swathed in classic Kasablanca technical grit, “Volition” powerfully follows the pair’s enthralling “Cronus.”
Hypnotic vocal chops echo throughout the nearly 5-minute track as its oscillating kick propels its fervent energy. A rapturous club-infused display of technical prowess, “Volition” is suited for the underground.
Seamlessly combining elements of both progressive and melodic techno, Kasablanca’s “Cronus” debuted in November as part one of their two-track project. Traversing through tranquil breakdowns and blood-pumping build ups, the duo stimulates the senses in “Cronus'” overwhelming melodic abundance.
Blurring the line between progressive and melodic techno with their debut “Human Learning” EP, Kasablanca taps into 80’s analog synth nostalgia with their 6 track electronic masterpiece released on Armada’s Electronic Elements in November 2020. Kasablanca’s musical identity comes from their use of melodic retro textures combined with the rhythmic fundamentals of house & techno.
Blending genres and influences like Rufus De Soul, Eric Prydz & ARTBAT with the attitude of acts like Justice and Kavinsky, Their debut EP, “Human Learning” is already garnering the support of underground and main stage DJ’s alike. 2020 also saw them collaborating with Lane 8 on their massive success single “Run” garnering over 15 million streams and earning them a coveted #1 airplay spot on SiriusXM’s BPM station.
In 2021, Kasablanca gave fans an idea of what to expect during their live performances, debuting their live show setup during a worldwide stream broadcast in partnership with DJ MAG. The identity of Kasablanca may be hidden, but you can expect their signature sounds to be heard in underground clubs and main stages around the globe.
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