credit: Mackenzie Walker
Following his chart-topping success as one half of Polish avant-pop duo Niwea, Dawid Szczęsny’s solo incarnation as Normal Echo takes an elegantly somber approach to synth-based pop on 2017’s full-length Kaskady. Likely falling under the radar of most Western audiences, Holodeck Records in conjunction with Castle Quality Bricks (new imprint from Stranger Things OST composer Kyle Dixon) bring this impressive rarity to vinyl for the first time. With newly remastered audio from Joshua Eustis (Telefon Tel Aviv, NIN), Normal Echo’s transportive melodies and densely minimal arrangements have been enriched into an even more encompassing experience, making this definitive edition of Kaskady prime for discovery.
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