This is what happened the last time I played New York with Jono, Tony and Paavo. Looking forward to more magic next at Barclays Center. -AB x
ABGT250 last night was incredible. I'm still buzzing from the amazing feedback from the debut of my new single "Signs of the Fall" which I co-wrote with the supremely talented Alison May.
Ali and I went to Berklee College of Music together, where we instantly became best of friends. She is the most talented person I know, and it's taken us a few years to actually start working together for some reason or another. We've written a bunch of new songs for my next album, it's bee...n 5 years in the making and she has been instrumental in helping shape what it has become. More on that soon
I am also thrilled to say that the single will be coming out on Anjunabeats in the very near future! In the meantime, please check out her beautiful albums on your favorite streaming services.
Much love from New Jersey and I hope you all are having a fabulous Sunday. Going to go nurse my hangover in a giant bowl of ramen! xx -AB
So it's 6 years since 'It's Artificial' came out on Anjunabeats - crazy! The LP began as a class project at Berklee for my final synthesis class, and evolved into becoming my first LP. It always brings back amazing memories for me. I remember recording the vocal part for 'Dedicated to Boston's Waste Management System'. Alison May and I took turns singing harmonies together on a terrible microphone in my tiny apartment.... I sat there producing the track until the sun came up and the waste management lorries started whirring through the streets. If you listen closely, you can just about hear them and my apartment's air conditioning blowing in the recording.
Oh, hello. I took some time off of social media post tour to spend time with my family, celebrate my 30th birthday, continue living like a college student while our house gets renovated, and also put together my first modular. This shit is insane. Much love - AB
Oh and I'll start posting stupid videos of me playing it soon I promise
Well this is pretty wild. It’s been 4 years since my last full length was released. If It Were You We’d Never Leave was an epic project for me. It marked a lot of very significant things that happened and were happening in my life, and it was a re-affirmation that the reason why I make music is to keep learning. I forced myself to learn how to sample other peoples music whom I respect so, so very much, and to manipulate those samples into new pieces of music. I learned so muc...h from this process, and music continues to astound me about how much more there is to learn. I’m sitting here in my temporary studio on the top floor of my house feeling very contemplative, and thankful to everyone who supported this crazy project, especially Above & Beyond and Anjunabeats for having faith in myself as an artist and this piece of music, which was pretty different than what they were releasing at the time. Much love -AB