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Puce Mary previews new album The Drought with the track “Red Desert”

Danish composer confronts vulnerability “through regeneration” on her first LP for Pan

Copenhagen based musician and performance artist Frederikke Hoffmeier aka Puce Mary is making her Pan debut this October. Working with electronics and spoken word, Hoffmeier previously released her music on Danish imprint Posh Isolation, including Success in 2013, and Persona the following year. Other works include her collaborations with Posh Isolation co-founder Loke Rahbek, called The Female Form and The Closed Room, and earlier this year she worked with Jesse Sanes as JH1.FS3, whose Loyalty was released by iDEAL Recordings.

The new Puce Mary album The Drought will be released by Bill Kouligas's Pan label on 5 October. It includes the track “Red Desert” – named after Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1964 film. You can listen to it below.

Puce Mary was the subject of an Invisible Jukebox feature, tested by Britt Brown, in The Wire 384. Subscribers can read that via Exact Editions.