OUT 21st July 2014
Available to Pre-Order Now: http://mtrpl.is/reidfractures
‘REID has a unique intensity. The producer’s music is buoyed by a luminous touch, a fluorescence which bristles with colour.’ Clash
Dublin based producer REID has caught the attention of tastemakers such as XLR8R, Dummy, The Line Of Best Fit and DIY with his luscious soundscapes. Well received remixes for Womans Hour, Sohn and Giraffage & XXYYXX served to heighten anticipation for his new EP ‘Fractures‘
After his first EP ‘Genesis’ REID is now back with something a lot more thought out and explored. The EP includes two singles ‘Fractures’ and ‘Tarnished” featuring remixes from Comets We Fall, Jape and Document One.
“I really wanted to make something intense when I started this EP. I wanted to make something that people could dance to, but also something that you could listen to while staring out the window on a train journey. I am very influenced by movie soundtracks and how they draw on peoples emotions using just sound.”
The project started one year ago; in the space of about 6 weeks REID wrote 10 / 12 demos that he took with him while travelling through South East Asia and listened to them for a couple of weeks, by the time he came home and knew what needed to be done. He spent about 6 months polishing the demos and once ready he got on board few artists who would enhance the emotions that he was trying to create.
The lead track ‘Fractures’ is the combination between REID sound and Slow Skies‘ vocals. Slow Skies is an Irish artist who got REID’s attention with her past releases and her amazing voice which is both haunting and beautiful at the same time.
M:UK is the result of the world class recording and mastering facility, Metropolis Studios, London. With over 25 years of mixing and mastering some of the most prolific electronic tracks, it was only a matter of time before the outlet was created. M:UK is setting its sights on delivering newly discovered and legendary talent within the global dance music scene. The label’s debut releases came from Jessie Andrews, Comets We Fall and REID.