In what seemed to be a never ending year of misfortune in 2020, 2021 offers us a gift in the form of ‘The Inner Space’ LP from Moscow based artist, designer, DJ and music producer Michael Dop, also known by many for his live moniker, Finetune and affiliation with the Slowdance label and event organisation. The LP will be spread across vinyl, and digital (free download on Michael’s Bandcamp) in two parts. The full package will be available on streaming platforms across the board. An immersive experience that not only strains the boundaries of sound, but also visually as Dop fuses his eclectic talents with sound and art. The artwork for some of his finest work to date is signed off with a personal feature from the man himself, created using 300+ record sleeves using them as a canvas to create one wholesome image. The Finetune project was something Michael initiated in 2018, creating poetry via his modular and fm synthesizers, upright piano, sampers, gong, drum machines, groove boxes, and different percussion instruments.
A transcending and moving piece from the Moscow based artist, ticking all of the boxes for modern day culture and art. Imaginative and flamboyant sounds from the off, weaved perfectly together with the artistic ethos Finetune embodies on the overall project, melding with his artistic and actual persona, Michael Dop. Distributed by, Yoyaku.
“The idea that every person is a carrier of his own soul is widely spread in the culture. At the same time we conceive life as an element, interconnecting mankind and linking people to God. Soul is a binding substance and at the same time the source of all kinds of creation/art. Connecting the idea of “soul” with a creative impulse that encourages a human to listen to himself and his soul, we thus call for God and the Absolute, in which seek for the access to integrated information space. People are vessels that all existence flows through, to be embodied in art, purifies a human and inspires his inner spiritual experience.” – Michael Dop/Finetune (Slowdance).
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