Your EDM Premiere: Shadient – Numbers Station
Years earlier than the emergence of noise bass and the resurgence of mid-tempo electro, a younger producer from the UK named Morgan Hicks was grinding away in his studio, perfecting what would unknowingly be the following large sound in EDM.
Hicks’ undertaking Shadient made its debut in 2015, instantly sweeping listeners off their ft with mind-bending sound design that encompassed a recent new mix of techno, noise, electro home and bass music. Early works of his similar to “Broadcast” and his remix of Tyler, The Creator’s “DEATHCAMP” weren’t simply consideration grabbers, they had been memorable sufficient to make sure that Shadient would have some lifelong followers.
Though Shadient is probably not most famed identify in its respective scene, Hicks hasn’t gone with out his fair proportion of recognition. In addition to getting his EP winter=actuality picked up by Mat Zo’s Mad Zoo label in 2017, Hicks has been supported by a few of EDM’s prime names (Illenium, REZZ and Madeon, to call just a few), landed official remixes for artists like RL Grime, and even ended up with a tune featured within the online game Just Shapes & Beats. Shadient additionally obtained a large shoutout from Porter Robinson final 12 months.
shadient (@shadient) is unquestionably a real artist and has had such an enormous affect in such a brief period of time. i don't wish to get too detrimental about present developments however he deserves extra credit score proper now
— porter robinson (@porterrobinson) July 15, 2018
Following within the footsteps of former Mad Zoo signees WAVEDASH, Hicks has moved to Gud Vibrations to launch his latest Shadient EP Divide. With the label being headed by the advertising and marketing geniuses SLANDER and NGHTMRE, releasing Divide Gud Vibrations appears to be a logical step for Hicks to realize some publicity and take his profession to the following degree.
We have the privilege of with the ability to premiere the EP’s second single “Numbers Station,” which is accessible now on all main streaming platforms. “Numbers Station” is a loud, off-the-wall dubstep banger that options components of massive beat and IDM. According to Hicks, the content material on Divide is impressed by his nostalgia for the music of Squarepusher, the Chemical Brothers, AFX and the Prodigy, so these little particulars are actually intentional.
Above all else, “Numbers Station” is a forward-thinking experimental piece that hits onerous, however it has simply sufficient old skool aptitude to convey a few of that candy, candy nostalgia to extra seasoned listeners. If this track is any signal of what’s to come back, Unity could find yourself being one of the vital memorable EPs of the 12 months.
Listen to “Numbers Station” under: