Teplice joins Pastel Prism, presents Bright Future EP
The producergirls alumni shares the title track ahead of the four track release on October 18th 2019.
27th September, 2019
Producer, singer and songwriter Teplice, aka Matilda Jones, will release her debut four track EP ‘Bright Future’ on Pastel Prism on October 18 2019.
Her self-assured debut EP sees the sculpting of sounds that combine the ghost of 1980s sentiment with the existential present.
“With this EP I wanted to think about time in relation to everything we fear, long for and expect” said Teplice, “drawing on contemporary feelings of angst, stagnation and uncertainty, I wanted to capture a sense of time elapsing at a personal, social and historical level. In this sense, considering how individual lives intersect with historical moments, my grandma has been a massive inspiration. [...] It was important to me that she was represented [in the artwork]".
While 'Late in the day' expresses feminine angst, detached frustration at a lack of change, 'I used to wait' is a cool yet decisive awakening against the gendered imperative to please, interrupted by the eerie, dystopic murmurs of the interlude. Finally, ‘Bright Future’, the EP's namesake, breeds a hopeful impulse; warm defiance in the face of dread.
“I’ve stayed in touch with Teplice since our workshops and have been so excited to hear new music” said E.M.M.A. “When I started the label, I had hoped to use it as a platform for past workshop attendees, so you can imagine how bowled over I was when Teplice started sending me some of the best music I’ve heard in ages.
“I think a lot of people will relate to the storytelling of the words. It is truth in its purest form, supported by a spectrum of production which evokes the heart-centred intent of songs we’ve seen last a lifetime.
“In these strange times, music can help guide us through periods where we are unsure of ourselves and what is around us. I hope everyone enjoys the EP as much as I do.”
releases October 18, 2019
FULL TRACK LIST
Late in the day
I used to wait
Handmaid dream (Interlude)
Bright Future, the title track, is now available for pre-order on bandcamp and other outlets