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slumber session: chra

Press play on the deep, dark, industrial techno of Chra.

i-D Staff

i-D Staff

Christina Nemec, also known as Chra, is the Vienna-based artist that experiments with low frequencies, noise-effects and sine-waves, all intricately processed through a tape recorder and analogue and digital effects. Merging dark techno and industrial feelings with ambient soundscapes, her music creates a feeling of complex trance-like minimalism. Ahead of this month's incredible Berlin Atonal festival where she will perform alongside the likes of Alessandro Cortini, Shed and Shackleton to name but a few, we are treated to an exclusive Slumber Session from the woman herself. With 74 minutes of brain warping sophisticated sounds, press play on the deep sounds of Chra.


The party's still going strong, but you want to call it a night.

What track do you pop on when everyone?s still raving and it?s time to go to sleep?

Slint, Good Morning, Captain

Where do you go when the record ends and the lights come on?
To the bar to start having the final drinks

After a hectic tour schedule, you finally get home, what track do you put on to kick back and relax?
Erik Satie - Gymnopedies

Do you ever fall asleep to music, and if so what do you play?
Nearly never fall asleep to music - rather when watching documentaries on TV.

What's the best dream you've ever had?
A dream that will never end.

Who is the last person you kissed goodnight?
My boyfriend.

You've caught each other's eye across a crowded dancefloor. What do you play to ensure things move from the box to the bedroom?Babylon Zoo, Spaceman

Sleep is always the hardest to come by when you need it the most. What track is guaranteed to bring on the shut eye after a heavy weekend?
Frederic Chopin, Nocturnes

What track makes you want to cuddle up to the one you love?
Brian Eno, By this River

What song gets you out of bed in the morning?
LCC, Graphein

What is the most relaxing track/ mix/ playlist in your collection? 
Shelley Parker, Black Forest Mix

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