Hans Hoyst has provided a sterling remix of Soulitaire’s recently released single, ‘New Breed’ set to drop on 1st December via Violet Noise Records. The minimal tech-house producer first garnered attention as his previous moniker Stenchman, receiving airplay on BBC 1’s Xtra Rewind, BBC 1 Xtra’s MistaJam, BBC Skream and BBC Introducing and support from Resident Advisor and Rolling Stone. He has collaborated with Diplo and Wu Tang Clan, Crystal Fighters, Enter Shikari, Yasmin, Buraka Som Sistema and Robyn, and currently has over 2 million YouTube views, and Soundcloud plays clocking in at hundreds of thousands. He has shared stages with the likes of The Bloody Beetroots, High Rankin, Cutline, Seven Lions, Illenium, Benga, Digital Mystikz, Loefah, Hatcha, Martyn, Pinch and N-Type.
Soulitaire’s original take on ‘New Breed’ has received support from fashion and music UK publication Noctis Mag and tastemaker UK presenters Tom Robinson/ BBC Music 6 and Charlie Ashcroft/ Amazing Radio whilst his latest single ‘One Of Many Parts’ was premiered by CLASH Mag. Both singles delivered Soulitaire’s velvet-esque voice alongside his jazzy guitar sound and the optimism and enthusiasm for which the artist is quickly becoming renowned for.
The Austrian singer-songwriter is a trained jazz guitarist and studied at Gustav Mahler Konservatorium in Vienna. In 2003 he found his place in singing and songwriting, signing to Wohnzimmer Records with his first solo-project Ben Martin. However, he recently took the lead from Austrian artists such as SOHN, LEYYA, HUNGER, and after releasing nine albums with three different bands in ten years, established his new project as a solo artist: Soulitaire.
Hans Hoyst’s rework of Soulitaire’s ‘New Breed‘, brings the Austrian musician’s heartfelt resonance to the dancefloor; breathing basslines, sturdy beats drenched in prominence, reversed waves of synthesizer bliss, and arpeggio sequences complete with crushing energies and atmospheres against Rotheneder’s delicate, silken vocal work.
Hans Hoyst gives a breakdown of the remix: “The track starts with a sample of the guitar line from the original production, heavily processed to complement the ethereal nature of the vocals giving a swirling dreamy nature to the introduction. The remix as a whole evokes the imagery projected in the vocals, the line “all of us fearful, struggling to cope” is contextualised with a production style that makes its appearance to act as a guide through the fog of uncertainty – heralding a sense of optimism, and serving as an allegory to the process of overcoming anxiety.”
Upcoming Dates – Soulitaire
11 December: CD-Präsentation “Licht ins Dunkel 2017/2018” – Bezirk-Wieden, Austria
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