Gesaffelstein despatched a hush by way of dance music’s darkest realm when, in late October, billboards started to emerge throughout the globe that includes his identify emblazoned in gold upon a black backdrop. In the time since, the artist has remained characteristically silent concerning the aim of those commercials, acknowledging them solely altering his Facebook profile and canopy pictures and making his web site a naked, black background (beforehand, it had displayed an advert for his soundtrack to the French thriller Maryland, launched in 2015).
Fans of Michel Lévy have hoped with fervor that his new marketing campaign teases an impending sophomore album — in spite of everything, it’s been 5 years since he launched his iconic Aleph LP. Today, we’ve got extra cause to imagine that than ever earlier than, following a press launch from Columbia which confirms that the label has signed Gesaffelstein. Unsurprisingly, the discharge was as laconic as all information surrounding Lévy’s work, stating solely, “GESAFFELSTEIN SIGNS TO COLUMBIA RECORDS” alongside pictures of his recently-erected billboards.
It’s unclear when additional info might be obtainable on Gesaffelstein’s latest endeavor; certainly, it’s nonetheless unsure if he has a brand new album forthcoming within the close to future. However, with this new signing, it appears protected to say that there’s some darkness looming — we merely should be affected person.
EDM All Day has contacted Columbia Records and Gesaffelstein’s illustration for remark.