Pioneering artist and timeless producer Gramatik, friends know him as Denis Jašarevic, began his music career with hip-hop roots. Now, the Slovenian musician is in the spotlight due to his Lowtemp Music EP release,“Re: Coil Part I”. Science and technology are the main themes of this EP. Denis came out of his hiatus – we’re not complaining!
Gramatik’s EP “Re: Coil EP Part I” proves he is here to stay.
This 6-track jewel highlights various collaborators. Gramatik teamed up with Branx, Anomalie, Balkan Bump, Talib Kweli, Galacitc Marvl, and Eric Krasno.
The EP begins with “Future Crypto”. This was a joint effort with his old companion from his Brooklyn days, Branx. This beautiful creation embodies frequent guitar chords, immaculate drums, and a colossal bass-line. The track was developed flawlessly and sets the tone for the EP perfectly. The second track “Goldilocks Enigma” brings out the chiller side of Gramatik. Elements of prior masterpieces shine through. He includes a significant amount of Lowtemp’s keyboard maestro, Anomalie.
The next three tracks were previously released singles.
“Aymo” features rapper Talib Kweli, who has worked with names as big as Pharrell, and Balkan Bump. This track is based around the traditional brass sounds of the Balkans, with the track title translating to “Let’s Go” in Balkan Slang. While a collaborative project, it nonetheless carries the unmistakable Gramatik stamp.
The next track, “Voyager Twins”, keeps the energy flowing. This collaboration was co-produced with Galactic Marvl. Watch the video here:
Lastly, “Recovery” comes forward with Eric Krasno who isn’t a stranger working with Gramatik.
The EP ends with his exceptional track “Halcyon”. This track is where Gramatik unmistakably plays with his beat-production past. Yet, at the same time figures out how to build something sounding totally new and energizing.
Listen to “Re: Coil EP Part I” below:
Gramatik started a 26-date tour around Europe.
Gramatik – Re:Coil Tour Dates:
Oct 13 – Rockhal – Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
Oct 14 – Radiant Bellevue – Lyon, France
Oct 18 – Nancy Jazz Pulsation 2017 – Nancy, France
Oct 20 – Espace Culturel et de Congrès René Cassin-La Gare – Fontenay, France
Oct 21 – Zénith de Paris – Paris, France
Oct 22 – Festival Les Bulles Sonores 2017 – Limoux, France
Oct 25 – Melkweg – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 26 – TivoliVredenburg – Utrechet, Netherlands
Oct 27 – Annabel – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Oct 28 – Den Grå Hal – Copenhagen, Denmark
Oct 31 – Poble Espanyol – Barcelona, Spain
Nov 3 – New Age Club, Roncade, Italy
Nov 4 – Estragon Club – Bologna, Italy
Nov 5 – Orion – Rome Italy
Nov 6 – Alcatrax – Milan, Italy
Nov 9 – X-TRA – Zürich, Switzerland
Nov 10 – Metropop, Lausanne, Switzerland
Nov 12 – Vienna Arena (Arena Wien) – Vienna, Austria
Nov 13 – Astra Kulturhaus – Berlin, Germany
Nov 14 – Progresja – Warsaw, Poland
Nov 15 – Roxy – Prague, Czech Republic
Nov 18 – Palais 12 / Paleis 12 – Brussels, Belgium
Nov 22 – Arenele Romane – Bucharest, Romania
Nov 23 – Belexpo – Belgrade, Serbia
Nov 24 – Fix Factory of Sound – Thessaloníki, Greece
Nov 25 – Gazi Music Hall – Athens, Greece
Dec 31 – Re:Coil NYE at Terminal 5 – New York, USA
He will finish up another astronomical year with a New Year’s show at Terminal 5 in NYC. He will be joined at this stellar event by Cobrayama, Ramzoid, and Big Wild!
One more thing, Gramatik will be launching his own cryptocurrency token titled GRMTK.
Cryptocurrency allows him to have control over music distribution. The focus is on any kind of media released to his fanbase. Singular DTV, a decentralized entertainment channel, is how the cryptocurrency can be reached. Proprietors of the token will possess a portion of his protected innovation. Token holders accept a segment of his rights and royalties. Watch Gramatik end up being the main craftsman to be ‘tokenized’.