Today, Russian pop/funk outfit Pompeya have released their highly anticipated new remix LP Real x Night (The Remixes), available now HERE.
The LP includes remixed tracks from May 2015 new album Real and previous EP Night as well as special bonus tracks showcasing an array of both heavyweight and rising-star producer talent including Amtrac, Mystery Skulls, Win and Woo, Jerome LOL, The Twelves, and Moullinex.
The Moscow band’s latest album Real was released May 5 via Mishu Records. The LP is available now on limited edition vinyl, which comes with a digital download and two bonus tracks (Jerome LOL + Amtrac remixes). Buy now HERE.
The band had a strong showing at CMJ Festival in NYC this fall, played multiple Los Angeles shows including a standout set at the Echoplex, and will hit LA a final time in 2015 this weekend:
Sat, Dec 5 // Los Angeles @ The Lost Room (w/Brothertiger)
The band will round out 2015 touring with a two-week run in Russia late December.
Real was co-produced by Brian McTear (Local Natives, The War on Drugs, Twin Sister), who also collaborated with the band on the Night EP, and was recorded in Philadelphia, NYC, Savannah and Orlando—all places Pompeya had never before been.
Pompeya is Danii Brod (vocals), Sasha Lipisky (keyboards), Denis Agafonov (bass), andDmitri Vinnikov (percussion). Formed in 2010, their debut Tropical earned the band significant popularity in their home country, extensive touring followed in Eastern Europe. In 2013, Tropicalwas re-released in the U.S. through Brooklyn label, Mishu Records.
“…danceable grooves and funky basslines…the definition of pop” – NPR
“When you think of Moscow, words like ‘sunny,’ ‘bright,’ and ‘breezy’ probably aren’t the first adjectives that come to mind. Thankfully, Pompeya is here to clear up any misconceptions” –Interview Magazine
“Energetically introducing Moscow’s youth to electronic indie culture” – KCRW
“upbeat, frisky disco” – SPIN
“funk basslines, rollicking grooves, warm synths” – DUMMY
“…an album that’s buoyant and catchy while exploring new sounds” – Paste
“a glitzy, neon-sunset, convertible cruise down palm-treed lanes” – Stereogum
“Sweet vocals, dance-y basslines, synth melodies that take you on all sorts of euphoric journeys, this band has all the attributes for pop stardom.” – The DJ List