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New Pole release and 2012 tours announced

Pole (aka Stefan Betke) releases the second in his Waldgeschichten trio of 12" releases next week, titled Waldgeschichten 2. The first in the series was released in October, and the third is scheduled for March 2012, with a single CD release planned for next year. The series is released on Pole's self-titled imprint, which was set up in September 2011, and will host the entire Pole back catalogue by the end of the year.

In 2012 Pole will be touring Japan and the US, with dates to be announced. Confirmed dates for the coming months are as follows: Santiago Mutek Chile (9 December), Montevideo Soco Festival (12), Berlin CTM Festival (4 February 2012). Listen to two excerpts of "Aue" and "Pirol" from the forthcoming 12" below.

A-Aue-Excerpt by pole original

B Pirol-Excerpt by pole original