Next Hype: Eskmo (Fri 23/11)

Next Hype are proud to bring to you… ESKMO [US/ Ninja Tune, Warp]
Brendan Angelides is a San Francisco based electronic music producer who records and
performs live as Eskmo. His multi-genre compositions have been featured on influential labels like Warp Records and Planet Mu. While Angelides’ tracks encompass a wide range of electronic styles, he avoids classifications. described his tracks as “Masterfully
produced… sophisticated, post-Dilla hip-hop funk”. His last single of 2009 entitled “Let Them Sing” on Mu was met with equal praise and described by sites like Boomkat as ” [putting] Eskmo on his own electronic plateau.”

In the past five years he’s released over a dozen singles and EPs while touring throughout
North America and Europe. He’s also remixed works by diverse artists such as Bibio, Spor,
STS9, Bear In Heaven and Bar9, to name a few. Angelides also runs the Ancestor label,
which issued his “Hypercolor” and “Angus Dei” singles in 2009 to positive reviews from
numerous magazines, blogs and tastemakers. Ninja Tune recording artist and film composer Amon Tobin hailed his work as “some of the best production I’ve heard in recent times.”