Paul Kalkbrenner announces details of major label debut

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  • His new album 7 samples Luther Vandross and Jefferson Airplane, and is due in early August.
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  • Paul Kalkbrenner will release his seventh album, the appropriately-titled 7, via Columbia Records and Sony International on August 7th. We first reported on the German star's signing to the major label entity back in March, and the alliance has lent the former BPitch Control man a rare level of access. The label says Kalkbrenner was the "first artist to ever be given access to the master vaults and tapes of Sony and Columbia, where he had the chance to take samples from icons ranging from Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, to Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan." Free of the legal issues that plague modern artists who borrow from the past, Kalkbrenner used songs like Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit" and Luther Vandross's "Never Too Much" as ingredients for 7's 12 tracks. The label is hosting the LP's first single, the D-Train sampling "Cloud Rider," on Spotify. Tracklist 01. Battery Park 02. Cylence 412 03. Cloud Rider 04. Shuffleface 05. Tone & Timber 06. Channel Isle 07. Feed Your Head 08. Papercut Pilot 09. Mothertrucker 10. A Million Days 11. Align The Engine 12. Bright Roller Columbia Records and Sony International will release 7 on August 7th, 2015