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$14.50
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ARTIST
TITLE
Five Finger EP
FORMAT
12"

LABEL
CATALOG #
KIOSKID 021EP KIOSKID 021EP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
9/22/2023

Mila Stern's groove-heavy and highly danceable sound explores fringe soundscapes informed by post-punk and electro. What sets her apart is a willingness to embrace unorthodox sounds, explore the beauty in harshness and dissonance, and transform jarring atmospheres into captivating dancefloor moments. With Five Finger EP, Mila Stern delivers an eclectic six-tracker featuring two high-pressure originals and four carefully selected reimaginations by Camea, mytripismytrip, ├ľona Dahl, and Hardt Antoine for Kiosk catalog number 021. Five Finger Discount encapsulates Mila's uncompromising aesthetic: warm, powerful, energetic, and constantly teetering on the brink of disintegration. Morphing, overdriven stabs build energy atop a sub-heavy groove and a sea of pads. A sweeping break fractures the track into shuddering bursts of corroded machinery, before the compact groove returns with punishing dancefloor power. Camea transforms "Five Finger Discount" into a heavy-weight techno roller. Shuddering, pitch-shifting bass hits and salvos, sizzling white noise sweeps, and an ominous mantra morph the track into a darkly efficient peaktime banger. Hardt Antoine builds his rendition of "Deadline Disco" around an infectiously body-moving arpeggio. Layers of distortion add a searing edge, transforming the original into a stripped powerhouse with dark disco undercurrents. Few artists move on the fringe so comfortably, make unconventional sounds so accessible, or pursue their vision with the same bright-eyed conviction. With Five Finger EP, Mila Stern epitomizes the magic that happens when uncommon sounds are embedded in the framework of commanding, floor-focused energy. Five Finger EP embodies her stand-out style and the stunning range of musical interpretations it inspires.