Patta Soundsystem x Mila V Lookbook
Multi-disciplinary artist Mila V has been a key figure in the Patta family over the last few years and we are proud to present our latest collaboration with the rising star. Now as our final Patta Soundsystem project of 2022, it seems fitting to close up a year of family-orientated collaborations with someone who has grown up with us. Initially taking on audio-visual projects for Patta such as the #SSS Winter Video as well as taking creative control of various editorials, Mila V’s unique vision has kept her at the forefront of many forms of expression that we champion here at Patta.
Patta Soundsystem and Mila V present the brand new record ‘CRACKS’, an EP that showcases Mila’s passion for producing electronic music. The feel for the sound and lyrics for ‘CRACKS’ originates from the concept of repression; Mila V feels that she had to suppress herself in the creative industry and in her relationships to not intimidate her partners.
The development of ‘CRACKS’ almost served as a form of therapy for Mila V with it being a result of expressing intuitively, feeling and processing everything in real-time without having a premeditated purpose. The process-centric expression results in multiple one-take vocals that respond emotionally to the underlying instrumental sounds and a sequence of five songs that complement each other chronologically in energy and meaning.
The ‘CRACKS’ EP from Mila V is her first physical release and will be available as an exclusive one-off vinyl-pressing when you purchase the collaborative apparel developed with Patta. Mila V is an artist we think you should get familiar with and over the coming weeks, we will be telling the stories of how this ‘CRACKS’ EP came to be.
To celebrate the release of this collaboration between Patta and Mila V, Amsterdam’s De Schietclub will be hosting an event on Saturday, November 19th in the infamous Noordside venue. The intimate former shooting club turned nightlife destination will play host to a line-up curated by Mila V and Patta Soundsystem; bridging together the community that made this record a reality.
In recent memory, after a constant stream of live shows, Mila V took to the Patta Soundsystem stage at Amsterdam’s Lente Kabinet Festival. During her show, she presented live versions of tracks from her debut EP and some newer works that have been featured on this upcoming record. True freedom of expression has taken Mila V’s music into corners that unite dancefloors, festival terrains and listeners at home in a liminal space somewhere between acid, pop and more.
The Patta x Mila V collaboration will be available Friday, November 18th at 13:00 CET on patta.nl, on our mobile app and in Patta Chapter stores.
Creative Direction: Mila V
Photography: Violette Esmeralda
Custom Look: Mulas Hybrid Haus
Set: Marie Diamant & Sara Elzinga
Photo ASS: Eugene Berovski
MUA & Hair: Iraj Raghosing