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Paradis – “Hémisphère” [Audio + Video]

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The Parisian duo Paradis has raised the bar for its second 12″ release on radio host Tim Sweeney‘s Beats In Space record label by including a strong narrative element in the construction of the A-side, “Hémisphère.” Like Paradis’s debut 12″ on the RVNG imprint Beats In Space, “Hémisphère” contrasts light chimes and trills with chunky, dark basslines—but “Hémisphère” also comes with a video supplement.

Unless you speak French well enough to understand Paradis’s silky singing, it’s hard to tell from the lyrics that the song weaves themes of loss and leaving into a visually stunning and captivating 7-minute clip of sex shops, a pretty lady dancing and a violent encounter between an Asian man and a drag queen (the featured image is a screenshot from the video, which should give you an idea).

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Tim Sweeney loves old school mediums like FM radio and vinyl, and so it should come as no surprise that he will release “Hémisphère” with “Je M’ennuie” as a physical 12″ on May 22, followed by a digital release on May 29. The vinyl edition includes the added bonus of some trippy artwork by Brooklyn-based artist Denise Kupfershmidt. Watch the video above and check out Beats In Space on Soundcloud for more Paradis releases and streams.

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Comments to Paradis – “Hémisphère” [Audio + Video]

  • Shooock

    Both video and song are phenomenal!