Mouse on Mars + Monkeytown Records = Surprise Party of 2012!
Mouse on Mars "Parastrophics" out on Feb 24, 2012
We are proud to announce that after 9 studio albums released on well established labels such as Domino, Thrill Jockey, Ipecac and Rough Trade, Mouse on Mars have now found a home on Monkeytown Records.
After Siriusmo’s "Mosaik" and "Pearls & Embarrassment", Modeselektor’s "Monkeytown" and eLan’s "Next 2 Last", Mouse on Mars will release their 11th album, Parastrophics on February 24, 2012 as Monkeytown's 5th artist album.
Mouse On Mars might have emerged as part of the great 1990s new wave of electronic music, but their restless, irreverent and wildly inventive work has always set them apart from their contemporaries. For Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma there is no division between the cerebral and the physical - they combine a connoisseur’s love of sonic texture with a hedonistic urge to dance. Even at its most complex, their music never feels too intellectual, and even at its most experimental it’s never forbidding.
An album with singing bass drums, screwed up beats, tinnitus synths and some of the deepest bass the universe has to offer, Parastrophics is a thriving vision of the other side of experimental music. Discordance turns into pop as Alice in Wonderland bounces her booty to laser bass sounds, the likes of which would make Walt Disney jealously ponder the question, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Parastrophics is glamorous, funky and deep. No speakers exist that could display all the details of such grand production.
Mouse on Mars "Parastrophics" (MONKEYTOWN022)
CD, 2xLP, Download
Mouse on Mars "Pre-Listening-Konzert"
Feb 01, 2012 Berlin - CTM Festival @ Berghain
Mouse on Mars & André de Ridder with musikFabrik
November 25, 2011 London - Barbican