K-essence creates atmosphere comparable to the one present with Nick Cave, Peter Murphy, Mark Lanegan and the early Bowie, yet is headed towards uncompromising rock standing astride melancholic-psychadelic indie and gloomy gothic.
The debut album Prince of Pawns was released on Requiem Records and the project was crowdfunded on Megatotal.pl. The single video Prince of Pawns was awarded THE BEST MUSIC VIDEO at the Filmmaker’s Day 2014. The album received very good reviews as reviews praised the singer’s “[…]versatility” and “[…]capacity for writing stylish songs in the classical spirit.”
In October ’15 the musicians gave a memorable performance at Soundedit Festival playing their new album We Prefer the Night. The LP, which features the acclaimed string quartet Altra Volta, was released on April 29 on Alchera Visions. An innovative, interactive video for Dangerous Man has been featured on MTV Germany and VIVA, and the album has gained great reviews from both German (Westzeit, OxFanzine, Polyprisma) Polish press (Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, Gazeta Wyborcza, FuckYouHipsters), including praises from foreign press in Poland.
The album has reached German radio stations, becoming Die Album der Woche on Radio Hertz 87.9. The song Dangerous Man was featured on Negative White as the song of the week. Polish radio stations have also been enthusiastic about the We Prefer The Night.
2018, a music video for This Party Isn’t Over, directed by Alexander Hoggard, shot in California and Arizona is realeased.
K-essence, now back a solo project, is currently working on a new album.
More info coming soon.