MTR063, MTR064, MTR065
1 April 2016
CD, LP, Box
Intent on creating something that contrasted their own individual projects, Moderat — the trio comprised of Gernot Bronsert, Sebastian Szary (aka Modeselektor) and
Sascha Ring (aka Apparat) — complete the trilogy with III.
III pairs an emotional pull with sensual imagery, creating dynamic sound and depth with sophisticated lyrics and themes as they direct their gaze inward.
Apparat gives an insight on the journey we call life, Modeselektor reach another level, develop an intoxicating energy with their distinct rhythmical textures.
One of the best parts of Moderat is their use of electronics to achieve orchestral diversity. With III, they update the songwriting tradition with an intriguing palette,
born of careful attention and skill, informed by their experiences with sounds of nearly 25 years of sub-and-club culture. These three were initially brought together by
Berlin’s now legendary rave scene and with this as their common foundation as individuals, III signifies Moderat’s maturation in modern pop and mastery of the group.
Moderat’s III is out April 1, 2016 on Monkeytown Records
Fondle (Bonus Track)
Reminder (Special Request Remix [Bonus Track])
Reminder (Answer Code Request [Bonus Track])