Haywyre Announces 6-Part EP, Proves His Live Funk Chops On 'Tell Me': Exclusive

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True inventive expression is all the time an important endeavor, however jazz pianist and digital producer Haywyre is prepared for extra. Born Martin Vogt, his newest launch "Tell Me" is the lead single to an EP referred to as Discovery, itself solely the primary a part of six in a collection referred to as Panorama. 

"After releasing my final album, Two Fold pt. 2, I started a wierd journey that challenged me in some ways," Vogt tells Billboard Dance. "All the obstacles appeared to be forcing studying classes down my throat. I began contemplating that a few of them could also be beneficial to others too, or may at the least be good reminders. Panorama is my try at drawing from the essence of my current experiences, good and unhealthy, and embodying then in a approach that connects with individuals."

Vogt wrote a wealth of music for this undertaking, then sat and thought of what better themes these songs and experiences all match into. He settled on Discover, Form, Fragment, Control, Resolve and Fulfill. 

"In a way, that is as private because it will get," he continues. "I drew from every thing I might; moments of pleasure, love, discovery, realization, and connection; but additionally worry, insecurity, melancholy and disgust. I needed the total spectrum. In one other sense, it couldn't be much less private, as a result of I'm avoiding the literal private accounts that drove me to create this within the first place. I don’t need individuals listening to my story. I need individuals listening to their story in my music."

But again to "Tell Me," which is certainly a spotlight. It's brilliant and romantic, scrumptious with a disco-funk groove that'll have you ever strutting down halls like catwalks. Vogt showcases his abilities on the keys in a dwell efficiency video stuffed with improvised fills, and he works the talkbox like a professional.

"The starting of my life as a musician began with a Yamaha keyboard after I was a younger youngster, and to this present day, enjoying the keyboard is without doubt one of the best joys of my life," he says. "The cool factor about improvising is that you simply all the time discover one thing new within the current second, if you happen to problem your self to take action. We might have carried out every thing in a single take, however to seize a number of the attraction from different digicam angles and efficiency audio, we determined to include about three completely different takes." 

It's solely step one in an extended journey, however Vogt couldn't be extra excited to see what followers assume. If it generates "even a fraction" of the feelings he put into the work, it should all have been price it.

Start your journey with Vogt by "Tell Me" beneath. It's the best, freshest first step you'll take all week.