Release Date: Feb 1, 2019
Record label: Posh Isolation
Genre(s): Electronic, Club/Dance
Loke Rahbek's multitudes have long been multiplying. A decade ago, the Danish producer was singing in a black metal band called Sexdrome when he named his brutal noise label, Posh Isolation, after a 1998 lyric of the Glaswegian twee-pop band Belle and Sebastian: "Anything's better than posh isolation." His oeuvre has ranged from the absurdist power electronics/performance art of Damien Dubrovnik to faithful new wave in Lust for Youth. Guiding all of Rahbek's disparate work is an inquiry into what might constitute the underground music of today.
Isa, as a given name, is a bit difficult to translate definitively. In the Qur'an, it's the name used to refer to Jesus Christ. Western theologists, puzzled by the discrepancies between "Jesus" and "Isa," have long argued over the name's origins--perhaps it was a misinterpretation of Esau, the scorned son who was tricked out of his father's blessing.