New Zealand-born sound explorer, producer and DJ Christoph El Truento, who we’ve previously interviewed here, has just announced the release of his new album LWMP18 through Berlin-based record label/artist collective C O S M I C | C O M P O S I T I O N S.

Clocking in at a staggering 21 songs, plus two remixes from DJ Manny and Borrowed CS, LWMP18 is an equally astonishing investigation of the power and potential of juke and footwork music, as re-imagined through the lens of an antipodean artist looking at the world both online and from a significant geographical distance. Interlacing footwork song structures and rhythms with elements of jazz, soul, baile funk, and R&B, it’s a unique take that could only really come from the ends of the Earth.

At present, you can listen to two tracks from LWMP18 via Bandcamp. You can also pre-order the album in digital and 2XLP vinyl formats. Paired up with artwork created by Bráulio Amado, it’s one of those packages you’re going to want to have and hold.