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Actress unveils new label Werk__Ltd with new EP Young Paint

The EP also baptises his new Young Paint project

Actress aka Darren Cunningham has announced the launch of his new label Werk__Ltd with a mini-album by his latest project Young Paint. Werk__Ltd is the sister imprint of Cunningham’s Werkdiscs, and it will be co-run by Vinyl Factory.

Young Paint is described by Vinyl Factory as a “learning programme” that has used AI technology to capture and imitate the last decade of Cunningham’s output, from Hazyville (Werkdiscs, 2008) through to today. “For the first time since dialogue scripts were written or philosophised,” says the Vinyl Factory statement, “Young Paint has been captured entirely for consumer listening and testing.”

Cunningham plans to record, conduct and perform collaboratively as Actress and Young Paint through the rest of 2018 and 2019. Actress/Young Paint’s first show is a live AV set at Art Peckham in South London on 13 October.

Young Paint will be released in download and limited edition vinyl formats on 12 October. You can listen to the lead single “Ai Paint” below. Pre-order via Vinyl Factory.