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Sofia Kourtesis


Debut full-length realease from the Berlin based Peruvian DJ and producer

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Madres is Sofia Kourtesis elevated, a contemporary work of electronic dance music powerful on sonic and emotional levels alike
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  2. 8.6 |   Spectrum Culture

    On the surface, Sofia Kourtesis’ debut feels like an effortless and mostly joyous blend of European house music and Latin American textures, but it’s also a deeply felt, emotionally complex and meditative album that you can dance to
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  3. 8.5 |   Beats Per Minute

    Indulging in life’s pleasures doesn’t have to equal escapism. Delivering quite the opposite, Sofia allows her audience to celebrate the good and bad in life, creating a microcosm of what it means to be human on our dance floors and in our ears.
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  4. 8.5 |   Pitchfork

    The Peruvian producer’s debut album is a shimmery collection of protest chants, club rhythms, and sunlit synths that testifies to dance music’s spiritual nourishment
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  5. 8.0 |   The FT

    The Berlin-based Peruvian musician uses dreamy vocals and nightclub rhythms
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

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  7. 8.0 |   NME

    The debut album from Peruvian-born, Berlin-based Kourtesis cements her position as a bold and crafty producer of house-infused dancefloor heaters
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    A vibrant set of house tracks that serve as poignant reflections, celebrations, and peaceful protests
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  9. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Dedicated to her parents, the Berlin-based Peruvian’s joyous debut album is a masterclass in emotive electronic production
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  10. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    The Peruvian producer displays her stylistic chops, building a vibe with subtle unfurling layers
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