DAS MÖRTAL SHARES NEW SINGLE PIECES (FEATURING DANCE WITH THE DEAD) TODAY VIA LISBON LUX RECORDS
TORONTO, ON – August 9, 2023 – Today, Canadian synthwave reference-artist, Das Mörtal, shares the third single, PIECES, from his new and upcoming album, BURY THE SORROW, out October 13 via Lisbon Lux Records. Featuring Tony Kim (Dance With The Dead), PIECES is a sad boy song for techno dancefloors and dark rooms, and sees Das Mörtal further exploring genres, while always remaining true to an emo foundation. Listen to PIECES here and watch the visualizer, here. Pre-order BURY THE SORROW here.
PIECES, a self-proclaimed witch house song, is about the pain of daily routine, a concept Das Mörtal applied in the repetition of the lyrics, which contain just three phrases: "It's all just pain, Every morning is the same, When your brain is in pieces."
On working with Dance With The Dead, Das Mörtal offers: “[It was] awesome, since other than my family, they’re the people I hanged the most within the last three years or so… Dance with the Dead were the last people I saw before the world went into slumber. PIECES is the result of mind's inability to move forward during that moment in time.”
WASTED, the first single from Das Mörtal’s third and upcoming album, was released in February and showed how much the Chilean born producer had grown as an artist, as the track related to the fear and mental block he experienced during the pandemic, when the impression of doing nothing was omnipresent. IDÖL, the second track from BURY THE SORROW, further gave listeners a look into how Das Mörtal had pushed his sound and tapped into new influences he hadn’t explored previously.
BURY THE SORROW was mostly recorded at Das Mörtal’s home – one of the few environments he enjoys. He recorded more vocals than his previous works, and in turn, got more personal with the project. Themes of struggle abound on the album: the struggle of making an album, getting through each day, and of sometimes just being yourself.
“It goes in so many stylistic places because that’s how my brain was working,” Das Mörtal explains. “Being stressed, lazy, anxious and etc... while working on just one track, can make them feel a bit erratic. It makes them sound less over produced and more genuine to the creative struggle I was in.”
Keep up to date with Das Mörtal below, as BURY THE SORROW nears existence, come this October.
ABOUT DAS MÖRTAL:
Das Mörtal began his journey in Berlin, inspired by artists such as Steve Moore and Aphex Twin. The producer forges a dark and nostalgic sound, skillfully mixing influences that range from German techno to horror and sci-fi film soundtracks. With several EPs and albums released, he has performed in several major festivals such as Osheaga, Transmusicales de Rennes, FME and Meg Festival while opening on tours for Vitalic, Perturbator, Carpenter Brut, etc. Now part of the world's leading synthwave producers, the enigmatic artist offers a more personal sound, a unique musical signature charming a growing audience worldwide. With over 20 million streams on Spotify alone, Das Mörtal receives media and radio support in a dozen countries, as well as on several influential pages on YouTube. On stage, he has racked up nearly 100 shows since 2015, including more than 70 dates in the U.S. and Europe (UK, France, Scandinavia).