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Koto Kill, the new collaborative project of British DJ and producer Gabriel Ralls announces new single, "Riot at 45" to be released on 1st June via Dystopian Disco. Following Koto Kill's tacitly released track "Vagabonds" which featured Tokyo Taboo's vocalist Dolly Daggerz, "Riot at 45" features two former members of alternative-electro trio Plastique, Ralls (production) and Anelize Kunz (bass) as well as vocals by Beatrice Bonnano who is lead vocalist and guitarist of Dronningen and The Actions guitarist Mo Stellato. As part of Plastique, Gabriel released two albums (Plastique and #SocialScar), as well as a string of singles and videos, garnering support from the likes of BBC Radio
6's Tom Robinson, Music
Week and Stereoboard.
The London based producer is an MA-qualified audio technician, digital producer and video producer who stems from Somerset in the South West region of England. Having previously worked in the video gaming industry, Gabriel Ralls now heads Koto Kill which is a project that focuses on collaborations between musicians from different bands as whilst simultaneously blending industrial rock and dance in keeping with the unique essence of Plastiques' sound.
Influenced by artists such as Massive
Attack, St Vincent, Goldfrapp, Michael Jackson, Garbage, Deftones, Autechre, Radiohead
and Nine Inch Nails, Ralls uses his musical knowledge and musical history to capture a nineties coolness on "Riot at 45."
Speaking of the single Koto Kill producer says "Riot at 45 is about a heist-turned-party at a record store. It was inspired by The Prodigy, but after collaborating with Mo Stellato on the guitars, we also ended up taking certain Tool influences for good measure. We wanted something that evoked a 90s Marilyn Manson