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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sounds of Sputnik and Ummagma

New Born cover art

If you are a frequent reader of this blog you know I like many styles of music but I have a soft spot for electronica, shoegaze and dream pop.

One of my favorite current bands to combine those styles is Ummagma. They now have a new side project call Sounds of Sputnik.

In their own words...

"Sounds of Sputnik is the brainchild of Roman Kalitkin, whose periodic collaboration with Canadian-Ukrainian indie rock dream pop duo Ummagma has culminated in this 'New Born' LP. This album also features Graham Bonnar (Swervedriver/ Brian Jonestown Massacre) on 'Overdrive', and an array of remixes, including by Malcolm Holmes (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) and Fran Ashcroft (Damon Albarn/ Lords of Acid)."

It will be released on August 25, 2014 on Ear to Ear Records. 

Check it out below.

 Pre-order it HERE. 

Please also support the band by ordering one of our Merchandise packs!! 


Ummagma are not only working on side projects but they are also available to hire for producing, remixng, mastering and loads of other studio work.

To see what they can do for you, download a nifty brochure for more details.... HERE!! (there is a pdf above the picture you can download!)

Here is a great example of their remix work.

This is the original.

Here is their remix.

Download it HERE!

Here is a video for one of my favorite tracks by the duo.



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