Circus Company will release the young producer's first album in February.
Two years since his debut on Wolf + Lamb, Jaar is one of the most acclaimed new artists in electronic music. Though his first solo EP just came out this year, The Guardian has already compared him to Ricardo Villalobos and Aphex Twin. At just 20 years old he's toured internationally, bringing his Chilean-flavored, hip-hop inflected deep house live act to clubs like fabric, Panorama Bar and Bar 25, all while juggling the demands of being an undergrad at Brown University. 2010 was his most active year yet, with a slew of 12-inches on Wolf + Lamb and its off-shoot, Double Standard, as well as a recent digital compilation on his own imprint, Clown and Sunset.
Space Is Only Noise will be Jaar's second record on Circus Company, a left-field house label that seems perfectly suited to his eclectic production style. According to a press release, the album features the same romantic panache that has characterized much of Jaar's music to date, with off-kilter, melancholy grooves and lyrics delivered in French, such as "How can you talk about a landscape without showing the sky and the earth?" Jaar will be supporting the album with a series of live dates over the next two months.
04. Too Many Kids Finding Rain in the Dust
05. Keep Me There
06. I Got a Woman
07. Problems with the Sun
08. Space Is Only Noise If You Can See
09. Almost Fell
10. Balance Her In Between Your Eyes
11. Specters of the Future
Circus Company will release Space Is Only Noise on February 14th, 2011.
Dec 10 Warm with Nico.., The CAMP (City Arts & Music Project), London Dec 11 Doowee with Nicolas Jaar, Rex Club, Paris Dec 12 Nicolas Jaar, Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille Dec 16 Il news, Culture Club, Israel Dec 17 The Wolf + Lamb Experience, Arena Club, Berlin Dec 18 Catclub with Nicolas Jaar, iMAL, Belgium Dec 19 Wolf and Lamb Christmas Party: Nic.., Spektrum, Manchester Dec 19 Nicolas Jaar, Spektrum, Midlands Jan 15 Nicolas Jaar, Ego, Hamburg Jan 21 Chestionabil joint, Atelierul De Productie, Romania Jan 28 Nicolas Jaar, Locomotiv, Bologna