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We Will Fail teams up with MonotypeRec to launch new label

Refined Productions described as a “slow label” intended to encourage listeners to stop and think

Graphic designer and musician Aleksandra Grünholz aka We Will Fail is working with Monotype founder Jakub Mikołajczyk on a new record label. Called Refined Productions, they say their USP is to reset the pace of electronic music production, releasing fewer records that have a longer shelf life. “Stop, watch, listen, feel and think,” the press release states, “then listen again.”

The first two releases will come from Grünholz, following on from two releases on Mikołajczyk's MonotypeRecs with Verstorung (2014) and Hand That Heals/Hand That Bites (2016) – the Schadenfreude EP will be released on 19 January followed by Urgent in March. Urgent features remixes by MESH, Peder Mannerfelt and Kangding Ray.

Schadenfreude is released as a 12” and digitally. You can hear a snippet of the track “Night” in the label trailer below: