Finding his musical inspiration between the crossroads of both heavy rock and electronic dance music, LA-based producerAWAYhas launched his cracklingremixofIllenium’s‘Leaving’, blessing the production with his signature sounds and menacing synth patterns.
Theremix, set for release on March 19th, followsIllenium’soriginal from 2017 album ‘Awake’, a 13-track production from the Denver-based producer who is best known for his #17 US Dance Chart hit ‘Feel Good’ withGryffin.
Much like his heroes, Thom Yorke of Radiohead, and shock rocker Marilyn Manson,AWAYrefuses to remain in one lane, abandoning genre classification and limitations with no regard. Having first cut his teeth in music playing guitar in bands as a teen before he attended his first rave at 16. It was then and there when he realized he could make just as much noise, if not more, on his own as a solo producer.
With artists like Justice and BoysNoizethrusting him head-on into the electronic-rock hybrid, where electro and punk could coexist is noisy harmony. Anointing him as one of the breakthrough artists of 2018, he’s got the numbers to back it up, too:
Since officially debuting in February 2016, he’s already racked up close to 25 million streams across all the major platforms, while his official music videos for “Honest toGød” and “Sleepwalker” have amassed over 1.2 million YouTube views in less than a year. His versatile style and ambitious sonic range have landed him official releases andremixes with a venerable who’s who in the electronic music world including major labels like Atlantic/Big Beat andInterscopeas well as tastemakers Mind of A Genius, B3SCI and Lowly Palace/Trap Nation.
TheAWAYremixof ‘Leaving’ is set to drop on March 19th.