Running Touch puts a tick in all the difficult electronics boxes by releasing its new single ‘Ceilings’.
Running Touch casts organic and synthetic instrumentation on the new track and brings hints of punk, indie and pop genres in his follow-up to ‘Juno’ as he seeks to establish a divergent reputation.
“I really fell in love with this loaded, antemic sound during this period and referred to powerful samplers that create synths and sounds that feel between organic and synthetic like Calvin Harris, Daft Punk and Leno,” he says.
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“I wanted to mix this with live drums, and I think that’s what really drives it to life. I tried a lot of choral vocals, but decided on it because I felt reminded of one of my favorite songs: ‘Porcelain’, by Moby. ”
He co-wrote the new track with his multi-platinum hit ‘Better Together’ (featuring Hayden James) as a “rumination on love” reviewing issues of intimacy.
“I thought the verses were all the questions and the problems, the chorus was this disregard for these things and the release. It blooms. Bicycles – just like we experience. The name ‘Loft’ is a reference to our subconscious, all the unresolved emotions and tensions that dictate us, “he explains.
Running Touch has a diverse background to draw from, as a member and silent member of Ocean Grove he casts heavy rock experimentation with fragments of electronica and pop. As a member of Adult Art Club, he embraces electronic experimentalism. Like Running Touch, the songwriter, producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and creative director try to get into the multisensory areas.
He has also exerted his influence on live performance, art, design, photography, literature, film and has worked with, among others, Blu DeTiger, Hayden James, Vera Blue, Ocean Grove, Northlane and Crooked Colors.
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