Compro Oro – “Bitcoins”

Ghent-based Compro Oro use xylophones and guitars to comment on contemporary ways folks are digging for a new kind of gold.

Band leader and composer Wim Segers created these new compositions often on piano or vibes in a more analogue way, leaving enough room for his band mates to colour each track when fine tuning the song. Segers was inspired by the world of crypto markets and the specific concept of ‘buying the dip’: bitcoin diggers who play the markets at specific ‘low’ moments to gain higher profits when prices go up again. Are we all reduced to consuming creatures, seeking for nothing more than the thrill of pointless spending and endless profits?

Buy the Dip liner notes on Bandcamp

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