GRAMMY-nominated duo ODESZA and ground-breaking Sydney producer Golden Options have joined forces for a model new venture, BRONSON.
The three artists launched their self-titled debut album final Friday on Overseas Household Collective/Ninja Tune. The primary two singles from the report are out now – ‘HEART ATTACK (feat. lau.ra)’ and ‘VAULTS’. Take heed to the 2 tracks here. The album is on the market now from the BRONSON website.
The singles supply a style of the vary of sounds featured on the upcoming album. Whereas ‘HEART ATTACK’ groups deep melodic electronica with lau.ra’s wealthy vocals, ‘VAULTS’ has a a lot darker sound fusing distorted basslines and edgier cinematic tones.
On the previous, BRONSON says: “It was the primary vocal monitor we labored on for the report. It was a type of concepts that got here collectively actually shortly and felt very pure whereas writing with lau.ra. Finally, it was a confluence between the 2 distinctive sounds of ODESZA and Golden Options. It served as a turning level within the writing means of the album and an inspiration for the opposite vocal tracks to return.”
Whereas on ‘VAULTS’ they clarify: “It was one of many earlier instrumentals we accomplished, and it acted as a cornerstone to the general sound design and aesthetic of the album. The monitor actually proved a departure from every artist’s personal respective types and set a definitive change in course for the BRONSON venture. We knew we had one thing particular right here and it served as a guiding gentle for the remainder of the report.”
BRONSON was shaped when ODESZA members Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight met Golden Options’ Tom Stell at an Australian music competition in 2014. The trio shared a mutual admiration for his or her respective acts and stayed in contact by sharing music throughout time zones and continents by way of Dropbox information and FaceTime calls. Issues culminated in 2018 when the three artists spent per week within the distant area of Berry, Australia, recording what would later develop into their debut BRONSON album.
As indicated by the 2 first singles, parts of sunshine versus darkish run all through the 10-track album with the theme reflecting the sunshine and darkish inherent in human beings. The report combines each melodic vocal songs and moodier, deeper electronica with visitor options from lau.ra (a part of experimental rock band Ultraísta alongside Radiohead’s Nigel Godrich), acclaimed US R&B singer Gallant and British producer Completely Monumental Extinct Dinosaurs.
ODESZA and Golden Options have a mixed streaming whole which reaches the billions, and maintain a number of gold and platinum singles and albums, respectively. Each acts have remixed and collaborated with an array of famend artists together with Sia, Charli XCX, Leon Bridges, Regina Spektor, Katy Perry amongst others.
Each leaders in reside reveals, collectively they’ve reached thousands and thousands of followers world wide on headline excursions, with ODESZA promoting out venues together with London’s O2 Academy Brixton, Los Angeles’ Staples Middle and New York’s Barclays Middle, in addition to headlining festivals akin to Coachella, Bonnaroo, Austin Metropolis Limits, Exterior Lands and Lollapalooza.
We caught up with them this week and requested them to speak us by way of ten tracks which might be rocking their world.
Prospa – Ecstasy (Over & Over)
This duo is one among our favorite teams, they actually haven’t made a foul music. Completely encapsulating so many nice early dance influences into fashionable tunes.
Rebüke – Alongside Got here Polly
Not a brand new one however one we not too long ago discovered. Love the best way the percussive synth modulates all through and offers the proper 3am membership vibe that we love.
Jacques Greene – Do It With out You
This music seems like a faint reminiscence of an evening out. Hits you within the intestine with emotion and makes you need to get in a automobile and by no means cease driving.
DJ Seinfeld – U
We love this tune. Stunning, emotive with an unimaginable groove.
Headie One x Fred Once more – Informed (Brian Eno Remix)
Such an sudden remix to one among our favorite information of the 12 months. Unbelievable tackle this tune and superb to listen to Brian Eno out right here remixing fashionable digital music like this.
Bicep – Atlas
Haunting vocals, a crunchy drum break and modular synth leads gliding from one observe to the opposite. It’s an intoxicating and exquisite tune.
Caribou – By no means Come Again (4 Tet Remix)
This music distills all the pieces about what makes digital music thrilling for us. Each 4 Tet and Caribou are masters who we admire deeply, so to see this crossover is a dream come true.
DMA’s – Life Is a Recreation Of Altering (Willaris. Ok Remix)
Tom being from Australia has a large affinity for each events concerned on this one. Once more, it is digital music performed proper, it is proof that indie bands can stand in entrance of an digital backdrop when it is performed tastefully. Willaris. Ok is one to look at.
Pores and skin On Pores and skin – Get Some Understanding!
This is likely one of the most fun tunes we have heard recently. In a world the place know-how places each risk at your fingertips, minimalism is in every single place. Pores and skin On Pores and skin strips this again to uncooked minimalism. It is punk, it is techno and it is infectious.
Rosa Anschütz – Inflexible (Kobosil 44 Rush Combine)
Techno at its most interesting. Six months of lockdown has us all lusting to be again to raving in darkish, sweaty rooms. This music’s bittersweet.