This past weekend, Brooklyn witnessed a phenomenal run of Gramatik’s final show on his Re:Coil Pt II tour alongside OPIUO and Balkan Bump. As one of the most intricately designed live productions at Avant Gardner to date, this was the perfect musical trio to finally bring the funk to the city that never sleeps.
Continuously proving himself as an eccentric musician within the electronic music scene, Gramatik is one of those few artists vigorously encompassing the concept of live instruments during his performances. His unique composition of funky, bass-infused sounds has caught the attention of many music aficionados worldwide and has aided in the expansion of the many electronic sub-genres that exist today. Gramatik’s soulful melodies have influenced many newcomers in the game, including the brilliant OPIUO who completely crushed his performance at last week’s Re:Coil Pt II tour grand finale in Brooklyn.
Following an outstanding trumpet-infused live set from Lowtemp Music’s Balkan Bump, OPIUO turned things up a notch with his upbeat and glitchy sound, completely blowing the crowd away. During his time to shine on stage, OPIUO’s energy had us all going wild, spreading throughout the entire venue as he harmoniously transitioned from track to track during the entire performance. Known to constantly experiment with new and distinct sounds, we were exposed to unfamiliar rhythms all throughout his set that tied together cohesively and had us all grooving along.
OPIUO’s infectious and entirely live performance set the ground for what was to come from Gramatik himself, and it became clear as to why he was chosen to be such a huge part of this grand tour. Both artists’ signature sounds compliment each other so effortlessly, and the transition from OPIUO’s set into Gramatik’s set felt like a rippling musical storyline. With equally enough bass, funk, and trip-hop all around, it was the most groovy show Brooklyn had seen in quite some time.
Avant Gardner has been home to many of NYC’s most prominent shows, and this recent ensemble of Gramatik’s Re:Coil Pt. II tour was easily one of the most memorable. Balkan Bump, OPIUO, and Gramatik all represent this unique sub-genre of electronic music exceptionally, showcasing the sonically moving touch that producing an entirely live set entails. Brooklyn sure needed more funk before the year came to an end, and this show definitely provided that fix for everyone who attended!
Featured photos via Gramatik Facebook page.
- Kelsie Watts Gives Us All the “Summertime Anthem” We Need for Summer 2021 in Her New Single for Terrible Children Records
- Kenn Colt Releases “Damn Right” & Jumpstarts ‘Damn Right You Drive Sober! Nationalized Campaign’
- Lotus’ Luke Miller Unveils Luke the Knife Alias in ‘Disco Nap’ LP
- AVIAN GRAYS Puts Forth Rework of Jennifer Paiges 1998 Hit “Crush”
- DSTRQT is Going to “Hypnotize” us this Summer
- Nocturnalist 317
Kelsie Watts Gives Us All the “Summertime Anthem” We Need for Summer 2021 in Her New Single for Terrible Children Records
Nashville-based pop-rock singer-songwriter Kelsie Watts has finally unleashed her highly anticipated single, “Summertime Anthem” and The Nocturnal Times has an...
David Guetta Sells Catalogue to Warner Music in Groundbreaking Partnership Deal Worth “About $100 Million”
Dance music legend David Guetta is one of the biggest figures in global music. During his career he raked in...
Splash House 2021 Announces Two-Weekend Desert Extravaganza
Fan-favorite Palm Springs festival, Splash House, announced a huge comeback today with a two-weekend party with massive separate lineups. With...
ADE Pro Passes Available at Early Bird Rate & First Speakers Announced Including Deadmau5 & Don Diablo
One event of 2021 is stealing the limelight when it comes to excitement upon its return. Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)...
Secret Project Sets Course for First-Ever Event During ADE 2021
Secret Project will take place during ADE with an exclusive daytime show on October 16th With the Dutch government announcing...
Win a Pair of Passes to Dirtybird Campout 2021 [Giveaway]
Calling all Dirty Birds! Dirtybird Campout is officially live with their flash sale for the upcoming edition on October 15-17...