GRMM - Give Me Up (Feat. River)
By Angus Russell,
Through his prolific and exquisite production, GRMM has well and truly planted himself as one of the current leaders in the AU Electronic scene.
2015 saw GRMM release his debut six track EP ‘Die Young’, remixes for Gorgon City, Disclosure, Rudimental, Autograf and local family Crooked Colours, Yolanda Be Cool and The Preatures, surpassing 10 million overall Soundcloud plays as well as jumping on the tour bus with Rudimental on their National Album Tour. It was however, the demos and collaborations that developed through this that will prove to be the catalyst for the future of GRMM. His first single of 2016 ‘Something From Nothing’ was received tremendously well globally, hitting No. 1 on The Hype Machine, over 1 million streams throughout all platforms and gaining mass support from US college radio, AU community radio, NZ’s George FM and spot plays on Triple J, BBC 1 and Beats 1. His follow up ‘Know One Knows Me Better’ displayed GRMM’s ability to jump genre blending the rap vocal of Sleep Steady with the soulful tones of Thandi Phoenix resulting in a hip hop/neo-soul blend of electronica.
Now with the news of his upcoming EP release GRMM is releasing his new single ‘Give Me Up’ featuring UK vocalist River. The track is a brooding taste of electronica that layers anthemic soundscapes before GRMM’s distinctive synth driven flavour cuts through in the chorus. The record is a testament to some of the original sounds he worked with whilst showing how far his production has come since his debut.
GRMM’s six track EP ‘Scenes’ will be released December 9 and is available for Pre-order from Nov 16. It and will feature the likes of Moza, Father Dude, Johnny Gr4ves and his recent records with Quinn XCII and Thandi Phoenix and Sleep Steady. In celebration of the EP release GRMM will be launching his EP in an intimate show at Sydney’s Knox St Bar on the same day as the EP release.