Cashmere Cat had one of the most impressive releases in 2017 with his album, ‘9′. It was gorgeous start to finish and incorporated pop, tropical, bass and house elements perfectly. High profile collaborations with the likes of Ariana Grande further helped the Norwegian producer into the stratosphere. Now in 2018 it is clear that Cashmere
Covers are seemingly a poor fit in electronic music. The extra latitude afforded artists when they choose to remix a track — inherently giving them license to veer from the original as much or as little as they please — is eminently attractive and become something of an industry standard. What remixes don’t provide, however, is a window in an artist’s process and those who have influenced their sound and style.
Crooks illuminates influences that only become obvious with his explicit acknowledgement, and add depth to his soulful brand of singer-songwriter take on club music. Indeed, Crooks eschews a massive rework of both tracks, instead opting to maintain their basic structure and immerse them in his emotive style of production, with lush synths and rumbling bass providing a foundation for slightly auto-tuned vocals.
In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »
Cashmere Cat has arguably been one of 2017’s hottest producers. The Norwegian producer’s 2017 album, ‘9′, has been critically acclaimed and many agree it was snubbed in terms of Grammy nominations. Major Lazer on the other hand spent the first half of the year focusing on high energy dance hall productions which were played out
SOPHIE has released the official music video to accompany her track “Ponyboy.” The Los Angeles-based record producer, singer, songwriter, dancer and DJ started her career with a band called Motherland before releasing a string of singles and collaborations in 2014 that would help catapult her towards a mainstream breakthrough. Now, SOPHIE — with an album coming in the near future — is slated to become one of pop’s most invigorating figures.
The video features captivating light schemes that give rise to SOPHIE’s commanding vocals. As the camera shakes and SOPHIE leads two other women in a synchronized routine, the word “pony” and “boy” alternate on the background screen: the video is visually stimulating, the perfect fit for the ear candy that is “Ponyboy.”
On most every front, Cashmere Cat has had a standout 2017. The enigmatic producer released his debut album, 9, that marked a pronounced move into an intriguing experimental style — to say nothing of his production credits on some of the biggest hits for other artists.
The Norway native isn’t slowing down, however, as he’s released a new, near hour-long mix inspired by his love for the island continent of Australia. Originally broadcast on Australia’s Triple J radio station, the mix features tracks from the likes of Four Tet, Machinedrum, frequent collaborator Sinjin Hawke, and, of course, Cashmere Cat himself.
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Cashmere Cat and MØ are officially hitting the road together to kick off 2018. The Danish vocalist and Norwegian super producer are hitting 21 cities across North America on the “Meow Tour” running through January and February. Cashmere Cat took to Twitter to announce the co-headlining venture that has planned stops in Washington D.C., Detroit, Seattle, as well as multiple stops in California.
The tour pairing materialized after Cashmere Cat and MØ collaborated on “9 (After Coachella)” with SOPHIE. Both artists were also nominated at the inaugural Electronic Music Awards, with Cashmere Cat coming off of his 9 LP,and MØ grabbing a nomination for her work on 2016’s sweeping hit “Cold Water” with Major Lazer. Now the two powerhouse performers are gearing up to set out on their own tour, and perhaps even more new joint music up their sleeves.
Forget representation, social media following, or booking gigs. Garage, house, and future bass connoisseur Cashmere Cat has invited fans to submit their music to him so that he can feature it in his next mix. In his social media posts announcing the offer, the Norwegian artist states, “I am making a new mix. I want to make new music. Send me yours? Catwithacrush99@gmail.com.”
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For any producers trying to break into the electronic music scene, this is a great opportunity. This is also a great opportunity for music lovers to discover music by new and undiscovered talent. Cashmere Cats is killing two birds with one stone, and we are excited to hear what is in store!