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Ikonika – Aerotropolis

You know what you need to hear? The new Ikonika album. Luckily, it’s here for you (via The Guardian):

‘Aerotropolis’, inspired by her time DJing in an airport city, is out on Hyperdub July 29th and is essential listening. Lighter than her 2010 debut, it has more nostalgic, guilty influences. She seems to be smiling more in pictures these days too. Here’s a GTA-esque vid for ‘Mr Cake’, a track title Abdel-Hamid claims was inspired by a shit cake in a Nunhead bakery. Sounds inspirational.

Finally, that lot over at Abeano are putting on a details-light night at The Shacklewell Arms on Thursday featuring Ikonika herself. We suggest you join us there.

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