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Going Blind

by Planet Obsolescence

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Cigarette butt in the corner of the mouth, flat cap drawn into the face, moving your feet up and down in the fog of dark dance floors between flickering lights and the muff of old cellars. This is roughly how GOING BLIND, the first single from the debut album RECOMMENDS TO KILL YOURSELF by the Potsdam-based newcomer band Planet Obsolescence, sounds. With their retrofuturistic sound, the four guys make use of the best set pieces of the last 50 years of music history: New wave and electropop synths with driving basslines meet psychedelic guitar solos and the influence of ‚The-Band-Indie-Rock‘ of the 2000s. GOING BLIND is a damn good mixed cocktail, whose unmistakable ingredients develop a taste of their own, leaving you slightly befuddled but without hangover.


released April 17, 2020
music composed and performed by Planet Obsolescence
lyrics by Planet Obsolescence
Planet Obsolescence are Gonzo Kinski, Niclas Helbig, Pascal During, Tim Stadler

produced by Kai Mader
recorded at LA Parkside Studios by Julian Lentz
mastered by Dubplates & Mastering

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Planet Obsolescence Potsdam, Germany

Ever heard of a music style named 'Gump'? Never mind, at the moment there is only one band worldwide that will surely bring some masterpieces to this mysterious genre: Planet Obsolesence, indie newcomer from Potsdam/Germany, who gives the term 'jam' a whole new dimension. Just like 'Gump': Named after the last remnant of the cigarette, just before the filter burns. ... more

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