AWAY excels in his latest remix for Illenium in ‘Leaving’
Enigmatic artist and producer, AWAY is a man of the moment..
His latest remix follows Illenium’s original from 2017 album ‘Awake’, a 13-track production from the Denver-based producer who is best known for his #17 US Dance Chart hit ‘Feel Good’ with Gryffin.
Having found his musical inspiration between the crossroads of both heavy rock and electronic dance music, LA-based producer AWAY has launched his crackling remix of Illenium’s ‘Leaving’, blessing the production with his signature sounds and menacing synth patterns.
Much like his heroes, Thom Yorke of Radiohead, and shock rocker Marilyn Manson, AWAY refuses to remain in one lane, abandoning genre classification and limitations with no regard. Having first cut his teeth in music playing guitar in bands as a teen before he attended his first rave at 16. It was then and there when he realized he could make just as much noise, if not more, on his own as a solo producer.
With artists like Justice and Boys Noize thrusting him head-on into the electronic-rock hybrid, where electro and punk could coexist is noisy harmony. Anointing him as one of the breakthrough artists of 2018, he’s got the numbers to back it up, too: