Obviously every musician is somehow influenced by others - the important and interesting aspect is more in which way any newcomer integrates these influences in his very own music. Probably one of the best examples of a perfect combination of an own style and influences of existing music is “Oceaán”, a Manchester-based producer. Already hyped as one of the most interesting acts for 2014 after his first “blog-hit” “Haze”, he entered the stage with the next big single called “Neéd U.
It is not hard to tell that his influences go back to James Blake, Disclosure or Jessie Ware. Still he creates his own way of bringing us to a point where you can’t say anything else than “Damn, that’s great”. As proof of his potential “Line of the Best Fit” just mentioned him in their category “Ones to watch” and at least now everybody is fully aware of this magnificent young producer…bring it on!