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Anastasia Kristensen drops new EP, ‘Volshebno’ on Houndstooth: Listen

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Anastasia Kristensen has released a new EP.

Out now via London club fabric’s in-house Houndstooth label, ‘Volshebno’ marks the Russian producer’s second release on the imprint, following her ‘M A X I M A’ EP in 2019.

Blending the sounds of Copenhagen’s trance and techno scene with UK jungle, breaks and hardcore, the high-energy EP comes with a “playful and melodic narrative”.

“Volshebno means Magical in Russian,” Kristensen says. “It’s about those very first and initial feelings, like – when you have a brilliant new idea or realising you’re developing a new crush on someone.”

Alongside the EP, Kristensen has also shared a hyper-personal video, ‘Volshebno (Stretched)’. Cast by and including the artist, the video is a portrayal of human experience, produced by Jens Steinicke Kjær.

Speaking about the moving visuals, Kristensen said: “’Volshebno (Stretched)’ music video shows a direct and honest take on those moments of first and intense emotions: surprise, pain, laugh or being intrigued or in love. It’s a spectrum of many human experiences beautifully displayed while following the blissful lead synth and shifting rhythms of the track. Just like the meaning of Volshebno, it’s magical.”  

You can check out the visuals below, and purchase the full EP here.

Read DJ Mag’s 2019 cover feature with Anastasia Kristensen here. 

(Press shot: Sebastian Vistisen Toft)

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