Calcou joins Thea Alien for “Wasteland”

On the first step towards his debut album, Calcou shares this amazing collaboration with Thea Alien!

Berlin-based producer Calcou has made waves in the music scene, collaborating with renowned names like Universal Music, Majestic Casual, Mercedes Benz, L’Oréal, Virgil Abloh, and Norma Jean Mart. His debut single, “Lfost“, earned the prestigious honor of representing Berlin’s unique sound, recognized by both the Berlin music commission and Spotify’s editorial team. Rooted in classical training and a background as a jazz pianist, Calcou seamlessly blends jazz, Chill, Deep House, and Electronica in his music. Influenced by artists such as Kiasmos, Bonobo, Christian Löffler, Caribou, and Dj Koze, his latest release draws comparisons to the evocative styles of Fejká, Janus Rasmussen, and Rohne. Calcou‘s work showcases his innovation, firmly establishing him as a standout artist in the ever-evolving music landscape.

In the much-anticipated debut album “Murmuration“, Calcou marks a significant milestone following three EPs and a string of acclaimed singles. The first release of the year, “Wasteland“, a collaboration with indie/alt RnB singer Thea Alien, showcases Calcou‘s mastery. The track, mastered by Zino Mikorey, envelops listeners in Thea Alien‘s breathy and melancholic vocals, accompanied by broom-struck hihats, gentle percussion, and a mesmerizingly buzzing synthesizer. Calcou seamlessly intertwines acoustic instruments with classical dance elements, creating a captivating soundscape that reflects a poignant yearning for freedom. Exploring themes of self-realization and the courage to embrace change, Calcou describes “Wasteland” as a powerful and liberating ode to facing one’s reality and letting go when necessary.

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