Tenderlonious releasing new Roland TR-808-inspired EP, TEK​-​88

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Voyaging through house, icy ambient, “sci-fi inspired soundscapes”, and beyond.

Tenderlonious is releasing a new EP — TEK​-​88 — via 22a sublabel DAM this April.

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Inspired by the Roland TR-808 drum machine, the four track Ep traverses icy ambient, spacey pads, hypnotic synthesizers, and “sci-fi inspired soundscapes.”

TEK​-​88 is adorned with a replica Roland TR-808 drum machine constructed entirely from Lego by 22a’s in-house artist Matt Carter.

It follows Tenderlonious’ Quarantena album, which featured some of our favourite artwork in 2020.

Pre-order TEK​-​88 here in advance of its 9th April release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Opus
2. TEK-88
3. Prometheus
4. 808 State