MOHAVI press release (English)

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Press Release English version



Retro-like guitar sounds, futuristic electronica and windy western landscapes mingles with surf guitar, robot voices and beautiful female voices on the debut album from Mohavi. Behind the name is a Danish music producer and guitarist, for the first time out with its own music, which is a unique and personal blend of past and future.



The album is mainly recorded in Copenhagen, but parts of the album have been recorded in London and Los Angeles. Mohavi plays the vast majority of the instruments on the 12 tracks, but has also been helped by Soren Balsner from Carpark North, which has been co-producer on a few tracks. Also contributing is the talented Anne Christine Wold, new Danish singer / songwriter, who is based in London and already has excited many people with her unique singing voice and crystal clear songs. Anne Christine Wold is involved in three of the tracks, which are written in a beautiful collaboration between the techno-cowboy and the female singer. In addition, Mohavi got help from producers, including DJ Henrik Hjarnø (aka Jox) and beats from drummer Adam Grønne.

The forerunner of the album was the track “Give Me The Gun”, which have long circulated on the social media with a video, recorded in Los Angeles. Now, the first official single and video “Death in the Afternoon” is released. The video is again recorded in the United States, this time in Joshua Tree National Park in California.

The music of Mohavi unfolds in a cross between Americana, Kitsch and Electronica and is clearly heard inspired by both David Lynch as Morricones movie music, classic Kraftwerk, techno and modern club music, which include due Mohavis unique application of an original vocoder, a Roland VP-300 from 1979.

The energetic musician has with the album created his own ballgame and style, which has been called “cowboy-techno” of the inner circle. The sound is retro, quirky and dusty. It is highly danceable music in a unique blend. The album also contains a few quieter numbers and here impresses Anne Christine Wold with her sensitive voice that convincingly slides into the guitarist great techno landscapes.

Mohavi has been in the Danish music scene for many years, but now makes his debut as a solo artist under the new name. Both as a producer and artist, he has left his strong mark on the entire process. Besides playing almost all instruments Mohavi has even directed and edited music videos and created artwork, graphics and visual design for the site and covers.

The album is released October 20. 2012 Usixty Records. catalog no. 20121
(Distribution: Gateway Music).
Digital download: Spotify, Wimp, iTunes, TDC Play, You See, Play, etc.