VIDEO PREMIERE: Valeska Rautenberg – ‘Berliner Morgen’

Berlin based musician Valeska Rautenberg has shared visuals for her new track ‘Berliner Morgen’ and they’re as cinematic as the soundscape that accompanies it. Taken from her most recent EP Veins: Songs for Piano, Wind & Water, the single is one of four songs that form a collection of “memories, favorite places, and forgotten tales” for the artist.

Valeska’s ambient soundscapes and minimal piano music takes listeners on a journey through her hometown, experiencing and concentrating on thoughts and feelings both she and the listener may not have noticed before. Speaking about her new music, she explains: “Sometimes there’s no need for words. You can let the wind whisper, the water roar, the birds talk, and the streets of Berlin tell their stories”.

‘Berliner Morgen’ in particular captures the beauty and solitude of a walk through Berlin at 5.30 in the morning. Valeska extrapolates: “Imagine coming out of a club (possibly slightly drunk) into the peaceful Berlin drenched in blue. With your blurry night-tainted vision you hardly see the dirt, only the serenity and sweet melancholy of the big B”.

Watch the video for Valeska’s new track below and listen to the Veins EP in its entirety here.

Kate Crudgington

WATCH: Valeska Rautenberg – ‘I Am Weak And So Are You’

Berlin artist Valeska Rautenberg has released her latest EP Aerial Minds, the first of a series of four EPs dedicated to one of the four elements. To accompany the record, Valeska has shared a delicate set of visuals for track ‘I Am Weak And So Are You’, and through flashes of red and blue she ruminates on vulnerability.

Valeska has worked as a musician, producer, teacher, composer & voice-over actress, but began releasing her own music again in 2017. Speaking about her new EP project, Valeska explains: “The EPs are like parts of an equation, like puzzle pieces to me. Every song is a facet. An element. But whole on their own. Let’s start with air: all four songs, though they vary in genre, explore the EP’s main theme; the element air. Capturing the intangible, ethereal and unthinkable in their own very unique ways. It gets political, deals with loss, falls in love with human weaknesses and much more”

‘I Am Weak And So Are You’ is the third single Valeska has released from her Aerial Minds EP, alongside ‘Midnight Children’ and ‘All Is Forgotten’. Her ambition and vision are sure to take her to where she wants to be. Watch the video for the latest single below and follow Valeska on Facebook for more updates.

Downlaod Valeska Rautenberg’s Aerial Minds EP here.

Kate Crudgington

WATCH: Valeska Rautenberg – ‘Midnight Children’

Born in East Berlin to artistic parents, independent musician Valeska Rautenberg felt destined to tread a creative path. After studying at Universities and pursuing musical collaborations, she began creating her own music, and now Valeska has shared her new single ‘Midnight Children’.

Released on 5th March, it’s the first single to be shared from her upcoming EP, Aerial Minds. “It’s a song for all the night addicts and over-thinkers, the brooders, introverts, and the melancholy lovers,” Valeska explains about ‘Midnight Children’. “It’s for the sensitive ones, moon howlers, the seekers and believers. This is both for the beauty and the ugliness we all carry inside. Cherish it!” Inspired by the elements and the emotions that coincide with them, we’re excited to hear Valeska’s Aerial Minds EP and more of her future releases.

Watch the video for ‘Midnight Children’ below, and follow Valeska on Facebook for more updates.

Kate Crudgington