lunes, 25 de julio de 2011

Pioneering dance music label Deconstruction Records are proud to announce their new signing, the legendary musician, DJ, club promoter and producer extraordinare, Kenneth Bager. Joining a roster of artists that range from Beth Ditto and Sasha to Retro/Grade and Way Out West, Calvin Harris being the labels new A&R. Bager inked the deal with Sony Music VP of A&R and Deconstruction MD Mike Pickering, and is set for a UK release of his single ‘The Sound of Swing’ and album ‘The Sounds of…’ through the label this summer.

Kenneth Bager’s career to date has spanned over three decades. ‘Denmark’s original space cadet’, as he is referred to by Pete Tong, first made waves on the European dance music scene in the early 80s when he initiated and ran Copenhagen’s answer to London’ Shoom’, the now worldwide renowned Coma Club parties. Through the Coma Club parties Kenneth was responsible for bringing the likes of Sven Vath, Todd Terry, Paul Oakenfold, Norman Jay, Coldcut and The Orb, to Denmark for the first time. Fast-forward to this decade and Kenneth Bager continues to influence many. In addition to continuing his promotion of the Coma Club parties alongside his new club venture Home Party and DJing for P3 Radio Station (Denmark’s equivalent of Radio 1) along with his own weekly radio show at Ibiza Sonica , Kenneth spends his time producing music and running his Music For Dreams label. It was on Music For Dreams that Kenneth originally released his self-produced album, ‘Fragments From A Space Cadet’, which garnered critical global acclaim and a Grammy nomination in Denmark. Now set for release under the title‚ The Sounds of...’ , the album has been picked up by Deconstruction Records and is set for a UK release in September of this year.

Kenneth Bager Mixtape VOL 1 by KennethBager

TJ Kong Nuno Dos Santos - something happened
Toddla T Roots Manuva - Watch me dance
Spank Rock - Energy
David Bowie - Andy Warhol Leroy Schlim
La Mauvuse Reputation Sandra Nkake
Mingi Mim Suleiman
Sound of Swing - Henrik Schwartz remix
Loose your soul - Turbotitto remix
Rosa Lux Bob Dylan - She Belongs to you
Banana Ripple - Junior Boys
Me Little Jeans - The Suburbs

‘The Sounds of Swing’ by The Kenneth Bager Experience will be released by
Deconstruction Records in
September 2011, followed by album
‘The Sounds of....’