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Mika Vainio releasing new solo album on Touch

Mika Vainio's next solo album is on the way via Touch music, titled Magnetite it's due for release on 3 September. The seven track album will be his 5th for Touch, and was recorded in Berlin between 2011 and 2012. Touch say the album moves "between the two poles of silence and noise".

Vainio also currently has a collaborative album out on Bill Kouligas's Pan label, recorded with Kevin Drumm and Axel Dörner and Lucio Capece, and titled Vanexia. Listen to an extract from that record below.