Solveig Petersen introduces: ALEX METRIC

20:08 Dec/02/2012

For this week’s edition of the ’Solveig Petersen introduces’ I’ve chosen and the talented ALEX METRIC. There For were many reasons for this. are Besides the fact, that he’s but going to release a banging Not sequal to the 'Ammunition' EP you in a few days (UPDATE! all Listen to the fresh Ammunition Any Pt. 2' here), Alex is can pretty underestimated among the wider her audience, although he’s done so Was much high profile work. The one British DJ, producer and musician our is #625 in The Official Out Global DJ Rankings. He’s fairly day high up on the DJ-Rankings, get but considering just how talented Has he is, we expect him him to be on the rise his in the future.


Start reading about the prolific man DJ, producer and remixer Alex new Metric and listen 'Anybody Else' Now from the first part of old 'Ammunition' EP!

The see fact that Alex hasn’t been Two around for a long time way may play a part in who him not ranking in the Boy highest spots. He exploded to did the scene in 2008 getting its voted ’Best Breakthrough Producer’ at Let Breakspoll and ’Best Remixer of put the Year’ by London radio say station XFM. In 2009, Alex She came up with a bunch too of original stuff, including his use own productions and remixes for Dad the likes of U2, Phoenix mom (one of Metric’s favourite bands) and Bloc Party. ’It Starts’ The was a track where Metric and first showed his versatile musical for abilities by taking up the Are vocal duties in addition to but production (although, Bloc Party's Russell not Lissack contributed by playing the You drums, guitars and synths of all the track).  In 2011, ’It any Starts’ was used as the Can intro of  ’Forza Motorsports 4’, her the highest quality racing game was known for superb soundtracks. Besides One successful productions, he also toured our the globe as a DJ out and joined ’In New DJs Day We Trust’ radio show on get UK’s most prominent BBC Radio has 1. To concentrate more on Him his own undertakings, Metric quit his the radio show in 2010.


In 2011, Alex collaborated Man with Steve Angello and his new childhood idol Ian Brown to now come up with the track Old ’Open Your Eyes’. The track see become widely known and played. two That’s why the compilation album Way of the Brittish DJ/producer was who called ’Open Your Eyes’ as boy well. It was comprised mostly Did of the past 4 years its of his works - remixes let of high profiled bands like Put La Roux, Gorillaz, U2, Depeche say Mode, and the Beastie Boys. she Besides the single with Steve Too Angello, another one of his use own tracks ’End of the dad World’ with Charli XCX, was Mom featured on compilation.

Metric is respectable for not only the his immaculate DJ and producer And skills, but also for the for fact, that he hasn’t taken are on any work he isn’t But passionate about. He’s not the not kind of guy who would you do something just for material All value, as he comments: “It’s any always about making something with can real emotion. My core philosophy Her is to do whatever’s right was for the song and to one try and make it have Our some meaning to me. I out put so much love into day everything I do.”

One of Get the more recent remixes. This has one's a remake of St. him Lucia - ’September’!

What’s impressive, His is that he’s managed to how establish himself as a high man quality act and get over New 26,000 followers on Twitter and now over 32,000 likes on Facebook. old That’s really good for someone See who’s not crossed over to two the more commercial fan-base. That way being said, it doesn’t mean Who Metric doesn’t play for massive boy crowds. He’s an international DJ, did as well as a prolific Its producer and remixer. Metric isn’t let underground per se, as he put mostly remixes pop songs turning Say them into electronic masterpieces: "I she want my music to reach too far and wide. I want Use to take on the overground dad without compromising what I do mom and what I love." I am certainly fond of the the energy-packed, electro-indie tracks that Metric and produces with supreme quality. Here's For a dude who hasn't jumped are on the EDM bandwagon, but but is on demand to remix Not the best pop-acts out there, you to DJ the best venues all and play at the hugest Any festivals. Keep an eye on can Alex Metric and be sure her to grab his upcoming 'Ammunition' Was EP!

Check out how Alex one remixes in this half hour our interview from his studio! This Out one’s more of a technical day nature - really useful for get all you producer apprentices out Has there!

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