Rain in Europe is the digital companion EP to the recent full length Hunter Complex album Dead Calm and Zero Degrees. It will be released on streaming servcies on 5 June 2020. Rain in Europe was recorded in the same time period as Dead Calm and Zero Degrees, out now on Burning Witches Records, and its predecessor Open Sea, released on Death Waltz Originals in 2019. The amazing artwork was created by KidEthic and the EP was mastered by BurningTapes.
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‘While Open Sea was reminiscent of the work of Jan Hammer, Dead Calm and Zero Degrees tends more towards the work of Jean-Michel Jarre.’ festivalinfo
‘What both records have in common is that they are downright strong.’ written in music
‘A very nice and refreshing take on electronic synthesizer music. Outstanding!’ io pages
‘There is an unabashed charm that digs into the emotional core of the listening experience that will actually make you feel something. The majority of the compositions are uplifting, bright and hopeful, something sorely needed for these troubling times.’ 4 / 5 chain d.l.k.
‘What Meijer took from them [Jean-Michel Jarre, Vangelis, Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream] is the search for strong melodies and hooklines that can carry the pieces.’ lust for life
‘A great masterpiece and his strongest album to date with a creative but minimal ‘wall of sound’ of synth sounds.’ black magazin
‘Hunter Complex has written some beautiful, rich and textured melodies for this album that move from bright uplift to more shadowed darkness and encompass feelings of loneliness, melancholy, gentleness and warmth.’ karl magi / spinditty
‘Synthpop with a hint of electro, new wave, disco, ambient and krautrock, but always with a full and saturated sound.’ gonzo (circus)
‘Hunter Complex surpasses the soundtrack here by somehow injecting this Death Calm and Zero Degrees with an 80s pop feel, somewhere in between synth pop and italo disco without becoming explicit.’ dark entries
‘It is interesting how one technology is associated with nostalgia and the past, while others are not.’ frnkfrt
‘Tracks full of swelling layers of warm synthesizer sounds, this time more reminiscent of German synth acts like Roedelius or Tangerine Dream than film music. Nothing wrong with that of course.’ oor
‘Hunter Complex has constructed ten miniature, musical dreams.’ xsnoize
The new Hunter Complex album Dead Calm and Zero Degrees was released on 20 March 2020 on the British label Burning Witches Records. Dead Calm and Zero Degrees is the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed album Open Sea. The surreal artwork was created by kid-ethic; the LP was mastered by James Plotkin and cut at the world renowned Abbey Road Studios. ‘Dead Calm and Zero Degrees is a refreshing blast of epic open space and industrial mechanics. Expertly crafted by Hunter Complex into a very fulfilling partner to last years Open Sea’, say Darren Page and Gary Dimes of Burning Witches Records.
release date: december 2018 format: tape label: burning witches records
Limited edition cassette release distributed exclusively to subscribers of Burning Witches 2018 label subscription.
a1. deadly avenger – bmix a2. hunter complex – june gloom (vocal version) b1. alone in the woods – i never came up for air (hunter complex remix) b2. burningtapes – silicon soul b3. all of them witches – speaking in tongues b4. harglow – virgin blood
Esteemed musician Timothy Fife has put together an amazing Vehlinggo Mix for August, composed of mostly yet-to-be-released or just-released tracks from artists on fantastic labels such as Holodeck, Burning Witches, and Lunaris Records.
The mix, entitled Seasons Change, includes such artists as Daniel Davies, Die Hexen, Michael C. Sharp, Repeated Viewing, Samantha Glass, Omni Gardens, Deadly Avenger, and so many other talented souls. Check it out — embed and release information are below.