Since Seven Lions first launched his Polarize EP on Viper Recordings in 2012, followers knew there was one thing particular concerning the Santa Barbara-born melodic dubstep producer. In fact, on the time, melodic dubstep wasn’t even a factor, coming to mild throughout the heyday of brostep and the murmurings of entice within the US.
By the point he launched Worlds Aside in 2014, nonetheless, Seven Lions had amassed a faithful following and ‘melodic dubstep’ was up and working, because of others like Illenium, MitiS, Skrux, Rameses B, Dabin, and others.
Now, a decade after his first main EP, melodic dubstep has practically run its course, and Seven Lions is in some settlement, however extra on that later. After 8-9 robust years, it wouldn’t be stunning for a style as thematically limiting as melodic dubstep to achieve some stage of saturation, the identical as brostep or future bass. Although entice, spawned across the identical time, appears to be having a resurgence this yr.
Nonetheless, Past The Veil, the debut album from Seven Lions, out immediately, doesn’t play on outdated tropes, nor does it attempt to reinvent the wheel. It’s simply Seven Lions, as he’s at all times been. Solely three out of the twelve songs on the album had been launched as singles, leaving a lot for followers and listeners to find. And with collaborations that includes Vancouver Sleep Clinic, So Beneath, Eli Teplin, GG Magree, JT Roach, Dia Frampton, Mija, and Lights, there’s a lot to get pleasure from.
I believe probably the most fundamental query I can ask is why now, after just about a full decade because the inception of your mission. What about this yr or this era in your life made you go, “Okay. It’s time for an album.”
I believe the pandemic form of allowed it simply because that was the primary time I had nearly two years off from touring, So it simply form of made…
After a decade, Seven Lions eventually releases his