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The first official music video for Zagar’s latest album, Light Leaks, is out now. 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. Watch the Video here Space Medusa

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.

Part of the burgeoning Eastern European electronica scene, Hungarian band Zagar started out as three-fifths of the Yonderboi Quintet. After a few years and some critical success, keyboard player and lead composer Balázs Zságer (Zagar’s namesake), guitarist Andor Kovács, and scratcher DJ Bootsie splintered off to form their own sound, eventually adding drummer Tibor Lazar and bassist Akos Zsager-Vargas to round out the group. The newer sound is somewhat more experimental than the Yonderboi sound,… Available as MP3
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Zagar are a five piece band based in Budapest that are turning heads across the globe with their experimental electronica. In anticipation for the release of their forthcoming sensational album ‘Light Leaks’, Zagar are releasing the first single ‘Space Medusa’ on Mole Listening Pearls on February 18th via all legal streaming stores! For the launch of the single, the band decided to raise awareness of the new single by an unusual social media platform, reaching fans via a uniquely developed Facebook music-player application, sponsored by Bang & Olufsen. In the app, the single is separated into different parts in which users can reserve and share short samples, the full track can only be played after each sample is taken by the fans, leaving the release of the new single entirely up to their audience.