September 24, 2022

System of a Down singer Serj Tankian has introduced the brand new EP Perplex Cities, arriving October twenty first. Prematurely of its launch, he has unveiled the only “Pop Imperialism.”

The brand new track sees Tankian exploring lush digital territories, pivoting from the trendy classical compositions which have dominated his current output. “Pop Imperialism” could be heard by way of the Arloopa VR app, which locations a digital Serj in no matter area you’re viewing via your cellphone digicam. He’ll then carry out the track in your display screen as if he’s proper in entrance of you — a fairly cool strategy to debut the brand new monitor.

Concerning the musical path of the EP, Tankian commented: “This complete assortment of songs inside Perplex Cities is a totally totally different sound than what I’ve performed earlier than. Extra digital, delicate and deeper when it comes to its layers of presentation musically. Perplex Cities offers off an aura that’s distinctive and in contrast to my earlier releases.”

Forward of the EP’s arrival on digital streaming providers subsequent month, every of its 5 tracks will debut by way of the Arloopa augmented actuality app ala “Pop Imperialism.” Tankian additionally provided up a brief and humorous video of himself demonstrating learn how to use Arloopa.

“I’m at all times attempting to create new and fascinating methods to attach with folks by way of my music,” Tankian mentioned. “We made some wonderful movies for the final EP Elasticity, so I wished to strive one thing totally different for Perplex Cities. I really like the concept of showing within the room with somebody listening to my music. It’s intimate, enjoyable, and totally different.”

You possibly can pre-save the upcoming EP by way of Distrokid and entry “Pop Imperialism” by way of the Arloopa app. Watch Tankian’s tutorial video under.

Perplex Cities Paintings:

Perplex Cities Tracklist:
01. Pop Imperialism
02. The Race
03. I Spoke Up
04. Rumi Loves His Automobiles
05. Forgive Me Father

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