The legendary Paul Oakenfold has released his latest extraordinary track, titled “Love Escape”. For this Trance hit, Oakenfold called in some epic vocal reinforcements from Amba Shepard. Shepard, the recognizable voice of Hardwell’s “Apollo”, is no stranger to Oakenfold’s work, having worked with him once before in “U Are”. Beneath Amba Shepard’s spirited chorus and
The Legendary Paul Oakenfold has recently released his first ever book, a graphic novel which features an original soundtrack by Oakenfold himself. The graphic novel, titled “The Wonderful World Of Perfecto: With Paul Oakenfold And Friends”, covers the entirety of Oakenfold’s career. His residency at Cream; drinking absinthe and shooting guns with Hunter S. Thompson;
Paul Oakenfold has announced the release of his graphic novel, THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF PERFECTO: WITH PAUL OAKENFOLD AND FRIENDS, in collaboration with Z2 Comics. From touring with U2 to drinking absinthe with Hunter S. Thompson, the upcoming title charts Oakenfold’s historic rise to fame, which will include a new original soundtrack composed by the veteran producer.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF PERFECTO: WITH PAUL OAKENFOLD AND FRIENDS is part of Z2’s initiative to pair original soundtracks with graphic novels based on subjects pertaining to music.
Z2 Comics Co-Publisher Josh Frankel notes:
“We think bringing together music and graphic novels can be the secret sauce of Z2 Comics…our goal is to work closely with musicians and graphic novel creators to create a unique experience, where the music informs the narrative of the graphic novel and vice versa.”
Concept art by Chris Hunt
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF PERFECTO: WITH PAUL OAKENFOLD AND FRIENDS will be available in bookstores everywhere on November, 21.
“Waterfall” featuring Lizzy Land is full of signature Oakenfold vibes with an upbeat melody and big synths. Unsurprisingly the track taps into classic trance sounds with big, airy synths and the sultry vocal track will keep listeners hooked until its final seconds.
Arguably the progenitor of EDM music and culture, DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold has no qualms about the hyper-colored, mainstream juggernaut he has spawned. In his 53rd year, Oakenfold is more interested in playing Mt. Everest then bemoaning a culture that has been co-opted by the likes of the Chainsmokers, flower crowns, and the disastrous Fyre Festival. More »
I was about ten years old when I stumbled across an unfamiliar CD in my uncle’s catalog of discs he kept in his room. Out of all of the Spanish Rock, Pop and R&B albums, this one particular case stood out from the rest; the album cover had a man dressed in black and his