Deborah De Luca Releases Her Anticipated Third Studio Album, ‘Hard Pop’

Deborah De Luca, widely acknowledged as one of the most influential figures in the global techno scene. Unveils her highly anticipated third album, Hard Pop. Combining twenty-one electrifying underground cuts that bridge the borders of hard techno and pop. De Luca’s aptly-titled, full-length magnus opus is released via her own esteemed Solamente Records.

Following the critically acclaimed releases of her debut and sophomore albums Ten, and She Sleeps -released in 2018 and 2020 respectively -her latest long-player not only represents her biggest record to date but unveils a new facet to De Luca’s sound palette; one that champions the growing popularity of hard techno and its new wave audiences who crave pop music’s melodious edge.

The release also follows Deborah’s return to New York City on Tuesday, May 21, where she performed an exclusive album pop-up event in the beating heart of Manhattan’s iconic Times Square.

Deborah De Luca-Hard Pop

Deborah De Luca Hard Pop

Representing a culmination of De Luca’s decade-long career and the influences that have inspired her ascendency to dance music royalty, Hard Pop celebrates her deep-founded roots in Neapolitan techno and her appreciation for pop’s growing role within the genre. Masterfully navigating the contrasting landscapes of these two realms, De Luca’s latest album is a sonic tour de force in cross-pollination that honors the golden era of rave music with a pioneering twist.

With a huge catalog of music to her name. De Luca’s records are synonymous with Beatport’s top-charting territories, and as such. She brands a flag-bearer for the progression of techno, both in the studio and on stage. Dubbed by many as the “Queen of Naples,” Deborah De Luca’s journey from humble beginnings in one of the city’s toughest districts to international acclaim has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her ability to captivate audiences with electrically charged, technically nuanced sets has solidified her reputation as one of the most exciting talents to emerge from the international techno scene over the past two decades.

From intimate club performances to headlining prestigious international festivals, Deborah De Luca continues to captivate audiences worldwide with her high-octane performances and drive for her own musical evolution. With nothing left to prove, Hard Pop is an exploration into her own sonic repertoire and serves as further testament to her relentless pursuit of artistic excellence.

You can listen to Deborah De LucaHard Pop below!