Galimatias Releases New Single “Blowback”
400 Million+ Streams Across Platforms, #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart,
#1 on iTunes Electronic Chart, Urban Flora’s “Fantasy” Goes Gold
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“genre-bending sound design … makes you feel weightless” – NPR
“a gentle wash of sultry sonics stirred by heavy drums” – FADER
“a slick, confident mesh of R&B and electronic influences – NYLON
“sensual vocals and ravishing backdrops” – Complex
Denmark-born, Los Angeles-based artist Galimatias returns with new single “Blowback” available now on all digital retailers. Fusing impressionist piano chords, pulsating rhythms, and his R&B influenced vocals, the track also features a sample of Barbara Lewis’ 1963 hit “Hello Stranger.” Another introduction to his ever-developing sound, “Blowback” features Galimatias’ meticulous mastery of sound design with a fresh approach to vocal mixing.
He comments, “I was really excited to get permission from Barbara Lewis to sample her song as it’s one of my absolute favorites. With Blowback I tried to compliment the aesthetic of the original with my composition, not letting electronic elements overpower the intimacy of the song.”
Last month, Galimatias released ”Let Me Know” – his first single in two years which earned praise from the likes of Complex, NYLON, and more. Emerging with a new direction that embodies his ability to bring an organic and human sound to the electronic music scene, “Blowback” is yet another genre-defying tune. Both tracks mark a sonic departure from his previous work, the product of two years of experimentation and musical exploration.
Galimatias’ 2015 Urban Flora EP in collaboration with singer-songwriter Alina Baraz garnered over 400 million streams across platforms, hit #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, #1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart, #1 on HypeMachine, and received praise from publications such as NPR, FADER, The Guardian, and more. Galimatias is now preparing for a range of upcoming releases as he enters the next phase of his solo career. Stay tuned for more!