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Actress to release new LP AZD on Ninja Tune

“This is the music vitamin of the Metropolis” says Darren Cunningham, as the artist shares a video for the lead track “X22RME”

Actress aka Darren Cunningham will return with a new LP next month. Called AZD, its name stands for both the album and a new musical system, which will be performed at Convergence festival this month. Cunningham expands “[it] will be a test frame for linking circuits using various forms of language — Midi globalised language, Lyrical language, Tikal Graffiti code and various other Synthesizer language — to create one intelligent musical instrument called AZD, if successful it will produce the first translucent, non-soluble communication sound pill synergised through impressionistic interpretations of technological equipment. This is the music vitamin of the Metropolis.”

Ahead of the release, Cunningham has revealed the album single “X22RME”

AZD is released via Ninja Tine on 19 April. Actress will appear at Convergence, Village Underground on 24 March.