Links and Stuff About US Contact Lunar
Welcome to Lunar Magazine
 
Lunar Reviews
Music on CD
Music on Vinyl
- Progressive
- House
- Drum-N-Bass
- Techno
- Breaks/Electro
2005 parties
2004 parties
2003 parties
2002 parties
2001 parties
2000 parties
1999 parties
Fashion Shows

Email Newsletter
Get the latest Lunar news sent straight to your inbox!

  Superpitcher - Here Comes Love - Kompakt
Rating: 5 out of 5! Rating: 5 out of 5! Rating: 5 out of 5! Rating: 5 out of 5! Rating: 5 out of 5!

by Russ Marshalek

Under his Superpitcher moniker, Aksel Schaufler has long been Kompakt's golden boy when it comes to releasing deep, chuggy, progressively dark and sexily goth tech-house, and his first full-length LP, Here Comes Love, is more gorgeous kick-drum foreplay for dark rooms and comedown nights/mornings. With the voice of a lounge singer who has discovered the beauty of "Faith"-era Cure albums and an attention to detail that would no doubt make Eno or Flood proud, the nine tracks on Here Comes Love plod along at a pace that fits Schaufler's tales of androgynous love and emotion, showing both a restraint and passion. "Sad Boys" slowly builds and builds and builds to... the same verse, over and over, but the synth tones circling 'round in the depths of Superpitcher's heartbroken and shoe-gazing world make this a headphones album for certain. The only stumbling block with Here Comes Love comes in the form of a cover of "Fever" so gussied-up and drag show ready it may as well come complete with wig and matching heels. There's no way to be too harsh on our little emo friend, especially when he ends the album with the almost too-gorgeous cuddletech anthem "Even Angels", on which Schaufler nearly whispers "even angels make the same mistakes" over washes upon washes of soft tones.

Turn out the lights. Put on some Superpitcher. Here Comes love.

At Amazon.com

Here Comes Love from Amazon.com Here Comes Love
by Superpitcher

Track Listing:

  1. People
  2. Long Way
  3. Sad Boys
  4. Tr'a'ume
  5. Love Me Forever
  6. Fever
  7. Lovers Rock
  8. Happiness
  9. Even Angels

Order Now at Amazon.com

back to top



 
New and Improved
Hello & Welcome

Have we forgotten anything? Could we make the site even better? Feel free to drop us a line to tell us what you think.

At Amazon.com








 
home  |  features  |  events  |  reviews  |  dj charts  |  forum  |  my lunar  |  links  |  about us  |  contact