The album “Popp” started as a concept album. Not in the way you think, though. It was neither meant as a POP record nor as “the Markus Popp signature album”. At first, “Popp” was all about playing around. And about changing the musical outlook from the earlier hyper-detailed, improvisational Oval style to straight-up sequencing, oldschool glitch tricks and...beatmaking!?
“Working on these new “club tracks” was like going from cucina povera (my 1990s student-budget glitch style) and hi-tech fusion cuisine (post-2010) to feeling like a vegan who just stumbled into a barbecue seminar.” M. Popp
But it worked. And all this playing around quickly turned into a deep dive. The result: “Popp” is a relentless, euphoric love letter to a musical utopia: Kaleidoscopic and soulful, optimistic and grandiose. No matter if you choose to trace the many exhilarating, meandering melodies (“RE”....... more