Australian sensation, Flume, is perhaps the one electronic artist who most gracefully handled the transition from underground to the mainstream (while also retaining that all-important “street cred”). If his jump to the majors wasn’t as obvious a couple of years ago, it became undeniable last year with his album, Skin, which saw him featured on Billboard and countless others charts. One of the tracks from Skin, “Wall Fuck,” has caught the eye of two fellow electronic producers, one hailing from Slovenia (now NYC) and the other from Canada- Gramatik and Ramzoid.
Flume’s “Wall Fuck” was one of the more experimental tracks on the album which might’ve been the reason it didn’t get as much attention as some of the others-until now. In the hands of veteran producer Gramatik who possesses a wealth of experience, and the emerging Ramzoid with (seemingly) unlimited supply of fresh ideas, the track has mutated into a peak-hour stunner that is bound to rile up festival stages worldwide.
Both known to have a very unique sound, the two artists first teamed up when Ramzoid was asked to put his spin on Gramatik’s moody hip hop single from Epigram, “Native Son feat. Raekwon & Leo Napier.” The quality of the resulting remix caught Gramatik by surprise and had him praising the young producer from Prince Edward Island as an artist to keep an eye on. And Ramzoid certainly lived up to the hype – he is a member of the Soda Island collective and currently regarded as one of the most exciting young producers working in electronic music. Aside from releasing incredible original material – his most recent release, an EP titled “Maze,” is a perfect showcase of his forward thinking, trap inspired sound. He’s also continued a string of excellent remixes for the likes of Jai Wolf, Louis The Child, CRNKN, Paper Lions and more.
On the other hand, Gramatik is also coming off an extremely busy year in which he released a new album Epigram and subsequent remix EP’s contributed by some of his favorite artists, toured around the globe and played many world renowned festivals. With big plans for the second part of 2017 that include headlining gigs at Colorado amphitheater Red Rocks and Paris’ Zenith, Gramatik is also steadily crafting a brand new project to be revealed soon.
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GRAMATIK TOUR DATES
5.05.17. Middlelands, Houston TX
5.06.17. Shaky Beats, Atlanta GA
5.28.17. Summer Camp, Chillicothe, IL
02.6.17. Papillon De Nuits, Saint Laurent De Cuves FR
03.6.17. Les Plagues Electroniques, Lisbon PT
09.6.17. Caribana, Nyon CH
10.6.17. Crossover Festival, Nice FR
6.16.17. What The Festival, Wolf Run Ranch OR
6.17.17. Re:Coil Red Rocks, Morrison CO
06.7.17. Les Ardenets, Cork BE
08.7.17. Delta Festival, Marseille FR
7.13.17. Camp Bisco, Scranton PA
8.04.17. Lollapalooza, Chicago IL
8.05.17. Werk Out Festival, Thornville OH
14.8.17. Musicalrue Festival, Luxey FR
16.8.17. Frequency Festival, St. Pölten AT
14.10.17. Le Radiant, Lyon FR
17.10.17. Liberte, Rennes FR
18.10.17. Nancy Jazz Pulsation Festival, Nancy FR
20.10.17. Les Bulles Sonores, Limoux FR
21.10.17. Le Zenith, Paris FR