Nicolas Bougaïeff is a Canadian, Berlin-based producer and sound artist. He announced the releas eof the debut album. The Upward Spiral is out on July 24th via Mute Records. “Thalassophobia” is the first excerpt. “It’s about looking inwards. It’s a Greek word that means fear of depth, actually literally it’s fear of water, but it’s the fear of unfathomable depths,” he explains. “I’m pointing to the fear of depths; both literal and metaphorical. It’s a beautiful word that has attracted me going back years.”

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