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"Barely aged 24, Clara Moto already demonstrates an incredible maturity. After a childhood lit up by jazz and classic piano studies, she now stands up as one of the new faces of the Austrian electronic scene, having set her own label Houseverbot and in organizing the reputable Birds parties at the Postgarage of Graz. Discovered at the latest editions of Sonar and Montreux festivals, Clara cultivates a femininity and an uncommon elegance on the fringes of minimal, microhouse and electronica through her live DJ sets and productions. A rare appeal that convinced InFiné to roll out the red carpet for this new EP which displays three facets of a fresh and strikingly innovative personality and an unquestionable imperial class!"
This is the debut full-length release by
, Clara provides ample proof of her allegiance to electronic music. Her affection for the genre comes in many forms, each imbued with her unique brand of femininity, and she embraces it in all its diversity and spontaneity. Clara takes life snapshots, fragments of emotions and her daily -- and nightly -- perceptions and turns them into sounds. So it is quite appropriate that the opening track should be named after a character in
The Crying Of Lot 49
. Clara Moto is polyamorous: the full-on intensity of simple little love stories moves her more than relational exclusivity agreements of epic proportions. Nor are we surprised that her friend
should feature on three of the album's tracks. On stage, together, they have acted as the ears and eyes, the speakers and spotlights of a single live set. In the studio, ever since "Silently," Clara has seized every opportunity to line some of her poppier productions with Mimu's tantalizing tales of everyday life. She imbues the sentimental narrative "Deer & Fox" and the Welsh laments of "Joy Of My Heart" with the same bewitching, sensitive and refined precision. When she ventures into more introspective, magical waters, she does so with an attention to detail that a goldsmith would envy. She weaves her sound textures with cinematic tropes, galactic synthesizers and sound effects so understated they are at times almost imperceptible. Cat-like, conquering, and hypnotic, Clara's productions alternate between pressure and release, matters of the mind and matters of the flesh, motion and contemplation.
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