Nearly two years in the making, out today is “Distance by Design”, the full length debut from Rexx Arkana’s latest offering, Coldkill. Collaborating with friend and fellow New Yorker Eric Eldredge of futurepop outfit Interface, the project pays homage to the melodic melancholia of the minimal wave of the artists’ teen years growing up in the 80s.

Cited by Arkana as “without doubt…the most intensely personal – and difficult – material I’ve ever written,” “DxD” reaches the darkest corners of a defeated spirit. As the band suggests, it’s “a litany of love songs for the love lost.” The album and its singles have already earned impressive accolades from scene historians Alex Reed (“Assimilate”) and Andi Harriman (“Some Wore Leather…”) and a rave review from Adam at

Available now in digital or limited vinyl editions from your favorite music retailer or directly from COP International.


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