Since then Baauer has focused on standalone singles while recording his anticipated 2nd album "PLANET'S MAD" It just made me feel so good. I wanted someone to sing on it but had a tough time finding the right person. “I thought, ‘How fun would it be to create a world that listeners could immerse themselves in?’” With help from the Portuguese producer Holly, he sketched an exhilarating sonic landscape that calls to mind late-’90s dance titans like Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, and Daft Punk, who made sample-based takes on trance and electro feel catchy and fun. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2020 CD release of Planet's Mad on Discogs. On PLANET'S MAD, it looks like Baauer's dived deeper, and the title track, which got a chaotic visual, is proof of that. VAT Number: GB 315 0760 32. Conceived within a movie-like plot of a new world appearing above Earth, a vision executed in the new video, Planet’s Mad takes us through countless micro-genres where we’re exposed to the sound of alien creatures, children, news forecasts, burps and cosmic atmospherics - all whipped up into this uniquely maximalist dance record. For information about cookies that are required for this website to operate correctly, please read our cookies policy. The producer ultimately injects a variety of influences into the album, sprinkling hints of drum & bass on “REACHUPDONTSTOP,” synth-pop on “HOME,” and more. Bandcamp New & Notable Oct 29, 2014, Crunching bass and synth heavy tunes that sway from introspective to in your face, remixes by LV and SertOne. “Movies were my biggest inspiration,” he tells Apple Music. The title track buzzes to life with metal guitar riffs before plunging into tribal percussion, a Prodigy-esque electro-rock romp that sets the tone for the rest of this set. The vocals are from this songwriter Ink who I worked with in LA, and the droning and humming is from an old trance CD. Super-catchy bass music excursions from the pairing of producers Ta-ku and Kit Pop, out of Perth, Australia. Despite the sheer physicality of Planet's Mad, the atmospherics remain heady and hypnotic, offering a strangely insular vibe that veers between panic attack and drug-fueled spirit journey ("Hot 44" is a pulsing example). So much energy, soul and emotion in this one. He sent back that plucky violin sound, and it sounded so cool. Eventually, it became the title for the whole project because I liked that it carried a lot of different meanings. It was this African-inspired multi-piece band, and I loved it so much that I took one of the tracks and sort of folded it into what I was working on. Machinedrum flips any style of beat into the deepest, heaviest, headiest groove you've ever heard. Baauer's no stranger to different BPMs, but "PLANET'S MAD" really ups the ante. Baauer returns for his sophomore album on LuckyMe. Company Registration Number: 11793693. It reminded me of Prodigy, who is another huge influence of world-building electronic music that I love so much. It felt like a great scene-setter for this world. Baauer released the "ß" EP ft AlunaGeorge & Rae Sremmurd in 2014. It's a welcome comedown after the onslaught, one the carries the album toward the horizon with the equally relaxed "Group." VAT Number: GB 315 0760 32. Four years after his official debut, electronic producer Baauer returned in 2020 with his sophomore effort, Planet's Mad. They were too good. They reminded me of listening to progressive trance when I was still discovering electronic music as a teenager and loving it so much.”HOT 44“This one started off with Larry King interviewing Tina Turner. “Sci-fi films like The Fifth Element that transported me to another world.” Taking cues from Porter Robinson’s conceptual Virtual Self project, the “Harlem Shake” hitmaker became fixated on the idea of building his own alternate universe. Well, not an antelope, but like an alien antelope.”REACHUPDONTSTOP“My friend Andrew is a huge record collector, and this sample came from digging through his collection. It has a lot of my favorite artists intermingled within one album. So much energy, soul and emotion in this one. Maybe his best work ever. Bandcamp New & Notable Sep 17, 2013, supported by 16 fans who also own “PLANET'S MAD”, Four Tet continues his run of stunning albums of the past few years. He made it 3D. Meanwhile, the muscular "Reachupdontstop" is a whorling storm that sounds like Chemical Brothers or Basement Jaxx injected into trap EDM. Crunching bass and synth heavy tunes that sway from introspective to in your face, remixes by LV and SertOne. I put on Instagram live to try to get a little kick in the butt, which works sometimes. But it was great.”GROUP“To me, ‘GROUP’ combines all the atmospheres I wanted to achieve on the album: beautiful, soft soundscapes; aggressive, exciting drums; each distorted and stretched to feel a little unfamiliar.