Aera (a.k.a Ralf Schmidt)—who recently offered up a track to the XLR8R download series—will release an EP on John Talabot‘s Hivern Discs this January. It will be his first release since his 12″ on Dixon and Âme‘s Innervisions.

And Schmidt’s first instalment for Hivern might be his most diverse work to date. Four tracks are included with with traces of techno, house, electro, and even trance—at a point.

The 12” comes wrapped in a sleeve by Barcelona-based designer Xavier Marín.


A1. Bibimbap
A2. Thai Park
B1. Rotunde
B2. Lumen
*Digital only: Lumen (La Gomera Dub)

There is no name for the EP, but it is scheduled for January 13 release, with “Bibimbap” streamable in full below.