Porter Robinson reveals he ghost produced “well known” track
North Carolina DJ and producer Porter Robinson sat down for a chat with BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe earlier this week, while in London to promote his forthcoming album ‘Worlds.’
While an official release date for the record is still to be announced, Robinson revealed the 12-track debut won’t be “DJ friendly,” and admitted that he’s in his “favourite place with music ever.”
“I don’t feel the need to make people choose between EDM and my new music. I also don’t have any aspirations to change the game or change the genre at all,” he said. “I just wanna make songs that I really like and I feel really good right now.”
Going on to speak about what’s next for his world-dominating career (he might only be 21 but he’s been at this for almost a decade), Robinson wants to bring his sounds to life with a custom-designed visual show.
“I had some songs that blew up, I ended up DJing and I had to teach myself how to do that in a week so I could go on tour. It’s not like I had this great aspiration to become a famous DJ, it’s more just that I was making electronic music.”
And while the young producer has widely denied ghost writing for other artists – "I just think between touring and how much of an effort it is to write music, my time’s just better spent writing my own music" – the ‘Sea of Voices’ star did admit he worked anonymously on a “well known” track.
"It was a collaboration with a friend and then I took my name off it before it came out because it didn’t feel right for me. The end product wasn’t something I was happy with."
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