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Current Artists 

Airbird & Napolian

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Joel Ford and Ian Evans are cross-country production duo, Airbird & Napolian. After collaborating on assorted projects for the Software label, the boys are joining forces for a record on Cascine.

Brett

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We’ve had our eye on Brett since the fall of 2012. A friend in California shared with us an early single and we were hooked. Their music is polished, premium and immediate. Brett is four members, originally from D.C., now based in LA.

Chad Valley

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Chad Valley is Hugo Manuel from Oxford, UK, one of the label's earliest and longest-standing artists. His music is big in sound and rich in construct. With one of the strongest voices in modern music, Chad Valley is an undeniable pop talent.

Cuushe

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Cuushe stays in constant motion. Raised in culturally rich Kyoto, she spent the years following childhood in neighboring Osaka before moving to Tokyo. Later, she would make London and then Berlin her home. Cuushe's material reflects her widespread travels, fusing her eastern roots and western reference points.

Press Highlights

Dazed/Gorilla vs Bear/Pitchfork/Spin

Ditt Inre

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Singing in their native tongue of Swedish, Ditt Inre are a perfect case study in pop music's ability to move past obvious things like language and lyrics. Ditt Inre comprises Hampus Klint and Einar Andersson.

Erika Spring

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Apart from her work with Au Revoir Simone, solo material by Brooklyn's Erika Spring explores the subjects of femininity, strength and conflict. Her material for Cascine sets her signature sense of finesse against a backdrop of sturdier production and tougher beats.

Press Highlights

FADER/Pitchfork/SPIN/Vogue

Essáy

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Essáy is Simon Schilling from Heidelberg, Germany. Quickly building a global fan base through his absorbing brand of mid-tempo house music, Essáy's material puts the mind in motion and stirs the imagination.

Press Highlights

Earmilk/FADER/Last Gas Station/XLR8R

et aliae

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Classically trained as a pianist in Singapore, et aliae now resides in London studying design at Central Saint Martins. Her music gained attention in 2014 with a string of online releases that showcased her elegant, uncluttered productions.

Press Highlights

DUMMY/FADER/PIGEONS & PLANES/PORTALS

Holly Waxwing

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Holly Waxwing's agile production style is described by NPR as “...pitch­shifted cosmic soul built on euphoric triggers and tugged emotions, meticulously blurring samples and featherweight beats.” We couldn't have said it better. Holly lives in Alabama where he co-­runs the label, Noumenal Loom.

Jensen Sportag

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Jensen Sportag is Austin Wilkinson and Elvis Craig from Nashville. Their music straddles time periods, taking the best of each era and making it uniquely their own. Following an outstanding EP and a string of celebrated remixes, Jensen Sportag's debut album was released in November.

Kisses

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Jesse Kivel and Zinzi Edmundson make music under the Kisses moniker from their hometown of LA. Their stamp on pop music is stylish and straightforward, set in a world of romantic fiction and wilting glamour.

Korallreven

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On the heels of a highly-acclaimed debut LP that pulled from references as wide as dancehall and minimal techno to commercial pop and modern composition, Stockholm's Korallreven join Cascine. Their latest album is set against a hyperpop landscape, gathering washes of melodic arpeggios and Far East influences.

Press Highlights

Pitchfork/Stereogum/Spin/PopMatters

The Legends

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The Legends from Stockholm is the solo project of Johan Angergård, Labrador label boss and founding member of Club 8 and Acid House Kings. As The Legends, Johan's career spans 13 year and four albums. His new record is on track for June.

Lemonade

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Known for their consistently lush rhythms and distinct arrangements, Lemonade's music is equal parts throwing back and pushing forward, always landing square in the pleasure centres. Lemonade is Callan Clendenin, Alex Pasternak and Ben Steidel.

Press Highlights

The Guardian/FADER/Filter/Pitchfork

RxGibbs

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RxGibbs makes music for space travel, late night car rides and thinking clearly about heavy things. Ron’s been with Cascine since the beginning and his sound is integral to the patchwork of the label.

School '94

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S94 is among a new crop of artists redefining the sound of Gothenburg from the inside out. Pulling from classic punk and modern pop references, their music is stripped down, honest and expertly played. Blue guitar notes mix with high basslines and pulsing percussion to create a platform for Alice Botéus’ unbreakable voice.

Selebrities

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Based in Brooklyn, but with a sound influenced by European acts of the late-eighties and nineties, Selebrities is a band close to our hearts. Maria Usbeck owns vocal duties, Jer Robert Paulin plays guitar, his brother Josh handles bass, and Max Peterson oversees production.

Press Highlights

Dazed Digital/Dummy/FADER/Portals

Shine 2009

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The sound of Shine 2009 formed the very foundation of Cascine. Sami Suova and Mikko Pykari also operate as leftfield electronic act, Cup, and share a member with Finnish band, Regina. Shine 2009 is from Helsinki, now living in Berlin.

Sun Angels

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London producer Sun Angels explores the fringes of emotion-driven electronic music. His material swings from Eurotrance to East Coast rave, evoking a sense of shifting timezones and landscapes along the way.

Press Highlights

DUMMY/Gold Flake Paint/IMPOSE

Wildarms

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Wildarms paints from a palette of breakbeats, nature samples and major key chord progressions. His material is woven with a sense of optimism, drawing references to both downtown lounge parties and commercial hip-hop. Wildarms is Duncan Cooper, who also serves as deputy editor at The FADER.

Yumi Zouma

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Yumi Zouma began as a project in 2013 between three friends from Christchurch, New Zealand. The songs were never intended to leave the equipment they were composed on, but following some dialogue with the label, it was clear that the music was too good to be confined to hard drives.

Past Artists 

Keep Shelly in Athens

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Picture

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Rush Midnight

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Southern Shores

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Wintercoats

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World Tour

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