“To make war, for the good of the evil that heals by evil, for the evil that is good and for the good of those who have not be best pleased. After all, evil would only be a dark interpretation of good, as it is never bad enough to act alone. But from blow to blow, the first one to offer would always be wrong, and the last one no comfort.”
Debut album, ‘Propaganda’ rewards repeat listens and inspires research, pushing listeners to look for the truth beyond the headlines.
The title ‘Propaganda’ is inspired in part by the death of a young man in Nantes who drowned following a police altercation at “Fête de la Musique” in 2019. With ‘Propaganda’, Aārp is asking his listeners to consider fact, open their minds and to think before spreading questionable news in an era rife with deception, when fabricated click-bait holds more currency than expertise.
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"PROPAGANDA" [LP] is out now on all digital platforms / Vinyl out June 5 💥 I'm quite proud of this one 😊😊😊" Aārp signs an expansive and pointedly political album inspired in part by police violence in France, the relationships between media campaigns and governments, lobbies, fake news… Each track title is a direct quote taken from different examples of these moments, from George W. Bush to Margret Thatcher and Monsanto to Philip Morris. Between epic ambient soundscapes to droning, Aārp explores History to create a beat-infused dance that reminds us Clark or Oneohtrix Point Never. “Propaganda” is an album that rewards repeat listens and inspires research, pushing listeners to look for the truth beyond the headlines." Artwork by @sixtine.dano Mastering by @enyang_enyang Edit @marine.colette @infinemusic & @idol.io staff, thank you for making it possible. Also, @bandcamp, @bleep, @boomkatonline… Merci aussi à mes amies, amis et ma famille. @pierreedouardstudio, Merci d'être là depuis le début. Du temps s'est écoulé depuis nos sessions Virtual DJ dans ta chambre quand nous avions 16 ans… 😊 Thanks to many of @warprecords and @ninjatune artists for the inspiration. ##electronicmusic ##electronic #IDM #rave