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Helax – Tell Me, Tell Me

Sep 16 2019

“Tell Me, Tell Me” is the debut offering from Swedish producer Helax (who is also behind dream-pop duo The Ghost Of Helags and electronic act Brynäs), he resides in Berlin but wrote and recorded the EP in a cheap hotel room on Reeperbahn the main avenue of Hamburg’s red light district.

The four tracks on the EP were inspired by the nocturnal and hedonistic vibe of the strip clubs in the area as well as by his aimless walks down the harbour, watching the incessant comings and goings of freighters and sailors from all over the world at night. The EP straddles a finely balanced line between melancholia and more club-ready, steadfast compositions and it echoes the vibe of walking along a dark harbour, seeing the pitch-black water and the pulsating city lights.