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ARTIST
TITLE
La couleur de la mer
FORMAT
LP

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RR 001LP RR 001LP
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RELEASE DATE
12/8/2023

Sold out, no repress. Co-released with Root Records. Following his debut EP En clair-obscur and a series of singles earlier this year cementing his place as a rising name in the world of cinematic soul and funk, Hamburg's finest cinematic soul artist The Offline announces his debut album La couleur de la mer. Reminiscent of film scores from the '60s and '70s, The Offline worked with co-producer Tim Liztenberger to channel the influence of film composers such as Francois de Roubaix and Brian Bennet, creating his own soundtrack on La couleur de la mer. Inducing images of manorial, fog-swept villas at the sea's edge, silhouetted sailing boats and cigar-chomping villains attempting to thwart the mission of an imaginary hero, the record is a masterfully composed sonic journey. Experimenting with themes and atypical song structures, the music moves from dramatic cues to fragile romanticism. It incorporates psychedelic spaciness, retro soul and hip-hop sensibilities informed by The Offline's extensive record collection and crate-digger status. The Offline came to life when composer and photographer Felix Müller travelled the Atlantic coastline in the south of France with his analogue camera, capturing beach life on film. After coming back to Hamburg, he started writing songs as the sonic counterpart to the analogue visuals. His Debut EP En Clair-Obscur includes five tracks that capture the essence of his journey and the feeling of a cool summer soundtrack.