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DORIAN CONCEPT RELEASES NEW VIDEO “YOU’RE UNTOUCHABLE”

FROM NEW LP

WHAT WE DO FOR OTHERS

OUT 10/28 VIA BRAINFEEDER

Dorian Concept continues the rollout towards his newest LP, What We Do For Others (Brainfeeder), out October 28th, with new single and video “You’re Untouchable.” Last month, Dorian shared the lead single and video, “Let It All Go.”

“You’re Untouchable” lives up to its title thanks to some spiky strings and jangly beats. Up close, the track threatens to puncture and deafen the listener, but from afar it takes on a warped beauty, all the elements clicking together like the gears of an engine.

What We Do For Others marks the third studio album by the Austrian producer and synthesizer savant, famed for his singular, beautifully detailed sonic tapestries and wild, utterly joyful live keyboard jam videos. The album is relaxed, quietly confident and intimate, founded on delightfully loose arrangements, feedbacked soundscapes and blessed with snatches of cryptic vocals that are presented more as additional instrumentation rather than lyrical phrases. All the elements and layers were recorded without interruptions and deliberately not edited. “I think that’s why this record has something of a ‘band sound’” says Oliver. “It’s me playing all kinds of different key-instruments, singing and using fx-units to create these freeform compositions.”

The title came to Oliver in a dream and stuck with him. “One thing I often find interesting about my creative process is that when I believe in making something that others would like, it tends to not really connect with people,” he says. “Whereas when I get to that special place and just work from my gut – the music tends to often speak to the outside world naturally.” 

Johnson says that he tried questioning his internal voice of self-judgment and temper his constant urge for improvement during the making of the album.

“I feel like for me as a musician – up until now I’ve always had this drive to do things ‘properly’ – to somehow strive for perfection.” Oliver explains. “But this is an album about me letting go of that urge – about understanding that there’s something magical that happens in these first takes we often call drafts… a spirit is captured. And once you try to re-record it, the essence of the idea gets lost. So, in a way I wanted to see how little ‘control’ I could exert on the music whilst recording it… to almost let the music make itself.” 

The album artwork is by the Austrian artist Kurt Neuhofer with Oliver himself taking on video production duties armed with a vintage ‘90s video mixer and inspired by analogue video art and the world of home movie entertainment.

Recently tapped up by Kenny Beats to collaborate on his debut album Louie, playing keys on three tracks, Dorian also partnered with another don of future-facing electronics – Mark Pritchard – to compose music for Damien Jalet’s contemporary dance performance “Kites” at the Gotheborg Operan.

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Dorian Concept / What We Do For Others (Brainfeeder)

Tracklisting

  1. Out
  2. Let It All Go
  3. Friends
  4. Survival Instinct
  5. You’re Untouchable
  6. The Other
  7. Fever
  8. Birds
  9. Not You Anymore
  10. That Place
  11. Turn Away
  12. Tools
  13. In

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