in december 2010 stargaze accompanied the only german hidden live show, including orchestral ensemble, children’s choir, two pianos and two vibraphones, at the hau theatre in berlin, based on tnps second album, hidden. for their new record, the band opted to travel to berlin in april 2012 and record the initial instrumental tracks for all their new songs with members of the stargaze collective at the p4 studio on the premises of the former funkhaus nalepastrasse. stargaze also teamed up singer/composer jack barnett with dutch composer michel van der aa to co-compose and arrange one of the tracks, the light in your name. future live shows with the new material are in planning. stargaze will play with tnps at this year’s haldern-pop festival on august 9th.
best new album on: pitchfork.