2019-09-05T17:06:41-04:00 2019-09-05T16:37:00-04:00

Skream pays homage to his newborn daughter in "Song For Olivia"

Skream's newest release via Ministry of Sound, "Song For Olivia," is an aptly-titled homage to his newborn daughter. The track sees the prolific dance maestro take on a disco-fuelled dissonance, signifying the beginnings of a new sound.

Harnessing a retro 80's synths, "Song For Olivia" takes the melodic techno sound that the Croydon-born artist has come to be associated with into new territories. Combining elements of carefree disco and emotive trance to masterful effect, the track is voluminous in its delivery, smooth in its optimistic elements. As usual, Skream's sound is polished, refined in each chord and sophisticated in his usage of a subtle risers. Undoubtedly, the track is a perfect gift for his daughter, one that's swathed in luminescence and hope for the future.

Helping shape the direction of dance music over the course of his esteemed 15-year career, Skream has become one of the scene's most respected names. At the forefront of electronic music since the age of 16, he has headlined festivals worldwide, produced #1 records and released underground classics. Founder of his own Of Unsound Mind label, a home for varied colourful and melodic productions, the DJ/producer is also poised to embark on his Open To Close tour. Kicking off in Warsaw on September 27th, the 23 date-tour is the biggest Open To Close event yet. 

Open To Close 2019 Tour Dates:

27.09.19 — Smolna, Warsaw
12.10.19 — Switch, Southampton
18.10.19 — Tank, Sheffield
19.10.19 — Warehouse, Leeds
26.10.19 — UNIT51, Aberdeen
31.10.19 — SOUND, Los Angeles
01.11.19 — The Church, Denver
02.11.19 — Ravine, Atlanta
08.11.19 — Kremwerk, Seattle
09.11.19 — 45 East, Portland
10.11.19 — Halcyon, San Francisco
14.11.19 — Fiction, Swansea
15.11.19 — Tramshed, Cardiff
16.11.19 — Basis, Utrecht
22.11.19 — Cosmic Ballroom, Newcastle
23.11.19 — Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool
29.11.19 — Fat Sam's, Dundee
30.11.19 — The Arch, Brighton
11.12.19 — TBA, Belfast
14.12.19 — Index, Dublin
20.12.19 — Village Underground, London
NYD — BaAD, Glasgow
NYD — Sub Club, Glasgow

 

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Categories:
Dance · Disco · House

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