The first official music video for Zagar’s latest album, “Light Leaks”. The video, inspired by 70’s sci-fi movies, was directed by the Hungarian-Russian filmmaker Danila Kostil (Kinopravda). The shooting location was a saltmine and stalactite cave in Cardona, near Barcelona. The mockups were shot in a studio with the help of an Argentinean and Catalan team. The video was made possible by a successful crowdfunding campaign where fans raised over 4000 euros.

“We wanted to picture an ethernal, dramatic world with the emblematic analogue technique of the 70’s sci-fi movies. The inspiration was Tarkovsky’s famous movie, Solaris. The video features the Spanish Edu Evia the American Amanda Goldsmith and my daughter Liza Zsager, who appears on the album cover of Light Leaks also – said Balazs Zsager, leader of Zagar.

The single which has already been played on BBC was released along with six fresh remixes by Hungarian cutting edge music producers by the German record label Mole Listening Pearls.

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The brand new album “Light Leaks” from Mole Listening Pearls artist “Zagar” entered directly position # 1 at the iTunes album charts in Hungary. The album reached the pole position in less than 6 hours after its official release! Žagar are a five piece psychedelic electronica band based in Budapest that are turning heads across the globe with their forward thinking sound design, catchy melodies and multi sensory live shows. The talented band have already achieved strong critical acclaim, their last album “Cannot Walk, Fly Instead” was nominated twice for the regional award at the MTV Europe Music Awards and entered the Top Ten in the music charts. The album won numerous awards, including the prestigious Hungarian Record Industry’s Fonogram Award and hit single, ‘Wings of Love’ featuring Underground Divas, earned heavy radio play and secured the Number One spot for MTV’s Video Chart.

zagar-ungarn-1-leaks.jpg Žagar are also attracting fans overseas, their music has been sampled in both short and feature films, and was included in the soundtrack for popular American TV dramas, CSI:Miami and CSI:New York, reaching millions of viewers worldwide. Their new album “Light Leaks” explores expansive cinematic dreamscapes created with their perfect blend of cool guitar riffs, vintage synth sounds, psychedelic effects and Kraftwerk style vocoders.
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Žagar are a five piece psychedelic electronica band based in Budapest that are turning heads across the globe with their forward thinking sound design, catchy melodies and multi sensory live shows. After recently giving away to fans their latest single, ‘Space Medusa’, as a free download the band are preparing the release of their second album ‘Light Leaks’ – 29th April. Part of the burgeoning eastern European electronic scene, Žagar create a fresh and unique sound based on wave rock, electronica and psychedelic soundscapes. The Hungarian band started out as three-fifths of the Yonderboi Quintet and after a few years and some critical success, keyboard player Balázs Zságer (Žagar’s namesake) and scratcher Dj Bootsie splintered off to form their own sound, exploring more experimental avenues in their music. They eventually added drummer Tibor Lázár, guitarist George Ligeti and bassist Ákos Zságer-Varga to complete the band and are now a hugely significant force on the Eastern European music scene.