One of Cologne’s youngest and brightest electronic music stars on the rise, Tim Engelhardt didn’t gatecrash the scene out of leftfield, but started his path to connoisseurship fairly early.
Part of a diverse new breed of young producers that get their cues from all sorts of genres and listening situations, Tim still stands apart, having released his very first record when he was just 14 years old. However he has taken last year like a storm, you nearly can’t believe all the EPs and remixes he did drop! Here is just a small amount of labels he released on: Suara, Green, Upon.You, Einmusika, Syncopat, 3000 Grad and Ritter Butzke. Whilst working together with Artists like: Robert Babicz, Miguel Bastida, Joris Voorn and David Hasert, just to name a few.
For this year he is finally back on Poker Flat Recordings, whom proudly present Tim’s debut album “Moments Of Truth”, the first full-length survey of his sonic savvy and a terrific listening experience to boot, which will find its connoisseurs in both the club and at home.
Taken from Tim Engelhardt’s upcoming album “Moments Of Truth” (out: 05.05.2017).
Exuding a considerable maturity from the very first second, “Moments Of Truth” opens with the title cut, which shows Tim giving its slowly undulating melody ample room to breathe until a bass drum gently joins the proceedings. An evident master at manipulating the momentum, he carefully nurtures the album’s flow with the follow-up cuts “Solitude”, an expert exercise in atmospheric grooves, and the sparkling “The Myths Of You”, whose exquisite melancholy and virtuoso synth laments will give you goosebumps. A heartwarming detour into electronic balladry, “Eyes Closed” features stunning vocals by Forrest – it’s here that the deeply lyrical core of Tim’s music is laid bare, revealing him as an utterly accomplished songwriter with a nearly unholy knack for emotional impact. Meanwhile, “When The Distance Disappears”, “Kissing Your Eyes” and “Beyond Time” shake a leg with spirited chords and crisp percussion, followed by mellow belter “Azimute” and the wonderfully nostalgic “I Am Here”. Closing ambient track “Endless” wraps up the journey by diving into a starry night sky: it’s yet more evidence for Tim’s prowess in all things heartfelt and electronic, with or without a straight bass drum.
Moments Of Truth
The Myths Of You
Eyes Closed feat. Forrest
Kissing Your Eyes
When The Distance Disappears
I Am Here