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Swedish producer DJ Seinfeld has shared a euphoric, dance floor ready single titled ‘These Things Will Come To Be’, marking the second track to be lifted from his highly anticipated forthcoming album “Mirrors”. Speaking of the track, Seinfeld (real name Armand Jakobsson) commented: “To me this track feels like it could’ve been included in my first album. Partly because I still am drawn to aspects of that sound, and partly because I still feel inspired by the optimism that came out of difficult times. ‘These Things Will Come To Be’ refers to that optimism, and I hope it’s something that you’ll all enjoy.”
Also announced today, DJ Seinfeld will be launching a new monthly live-series on Spotify’s Greenroom platform. Titled ‘GALAZY ROOM’ the inaugural show will take place at 15:00 BST on 29 July and will feature informal discussions around one of Armand’s burning interests: Space. DJ Seinfeld, musicians and friends—including Teira and Baltra—will join Armand to discuss everything from The Universe to Space Exploration to Unexplained Aerial Phenomena, and maybe find time to share some music too. Greenroom can be accessed using your existing Spotify account, set a reminder to tune in live here.
Recorded between Berlin and Malmo, “Mirrors” is the follow-up to Seinfeld’s critically acclaimed 2017 debut album “Time Spent Away From U” and his first for Ninja Tune. Named after a quote by Armand’s favourite writer, Argentine novelist Julio Cortázar, the album finds the producer in a more settled and grounded mood after an unfortunate family incident forced the producer to spend more time at home in his native Sweden over the past few years. Recently announced alongside italo-tinged summer anthem lead single ‘U Already Know’, it received impressive support from the likes of RA, The Fader, DJ Mag, Clash, XLR8R and Mixmag, who unveiled Seinfeld as their July cover star just last week. Radio support has also come from the likes of Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Jack Saunders and The Blessed Madonna.
Rising to prominence in 2016 as part of the lo-fi house scene alongside producers including Ross From Friends and Mall Grab, DJ Seinfeld (whose name is a result of extended sessions watching the classic American sitcom after a breakup and move to Barcelona) released his debut album in 2017 which received plaudits from Rolling Stone and Pitchfork to name a couple. It also gained attention from contemporaries like Flume, Flying Lotus, Bonobo and Martin Garrix and saw Seinfeld become a globally in-demand DJ playing sets everywhere from Glastonbury to Coachella, Warehouse Project, Sónar By Night and MoMaPS1, sharing stages with everyone from Jeff Mills to Stormzy, Underworld and Bicep as well as accompanying Disclosure on several dates of their US tour. In 2018 he became part of a select group of DJs that includes Moodymann, DJ Koze and Nina Kraviz when he was chosen to curate an edition of the iconic DJ Kicks mix series. To top it off, Aphex Twin began playing his track ‘Sakura’ in his live shows.
With the world slowly waking up, thoughts have turned to creating a live show, with Seinfeld currently working with an esteemed, world class music and lighting designer. This impressive new live show will be showcased later this year with headline shows across Europe and North America, including dates at iconic London venue EartH, Amsteram’s Melkweg, the El Rey Theater in LA, NYC’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, The Metro in Chicago and more. Upcoming high profile festival performances include this year’s long awaited Field Day and Warehouse Project’s Repercussion festival, plus Primavera 2022 where he’s set to close the Ray-Ban Stage (with Bicep, Jamie xx and Disclosure announced to close the other days). “It’s been nice to have time away to reflect and recuperate,” he tells us. “But I’m looking forward to getting back to those moments on the road where life becomes a little Anthony Bourdain-esque.”
“Mirrors” is out 3rd Sept 2021 on Ninja Tune, with new single ‘These Things Will Come To Be’ out now.
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