Mason releases fourth LP Chroma Panorama
The genre-bending Dutchman, Mason has unveiled a quirky new album Chroma Panorama. And it’ll smack you in the face like a heavy shower of multi-coloured musical droplets.
On this, his fourth long player in a career spanning over two decades, Mason once again demonstrates his quirky versatility, craftsmanship and disregard for the musical zeitgeist.
Journeying through an assortment of indie tinged house, sprinkled with funk and soulful downtempo vibes, the LP features 14 tracks and guest appearances from Sweetie Irie (Gorillaz), Sophie Barker (Zero 7), The House Gospel Choir and many more.
“Making an album really suits my needs to just create anything I want without being constrained to boundaries, genres or tempi. I love DJ-ing with all my heart, massively, but as a producer to only write music for dancefloors I find a bit limiting. I just like to do more. I’ve been really enjoying diving into the deep end of the song writing process and just going with the flow. I have to say, I’ve been one lucky bastard being able to work with such a talented bunch of artists as I have on this album.”Mason
Not many dance music artists had such an unusual career path, stretching from being a kid TV star to Tiesto’s touring violinist to pop chart hit maker to guerrilla party organiser to one of the most productive and collaborative producers of the lowlands. Mason does it all, becoming one of the true gems of the European electronic music scene.
This guy has created chart topping records, music for Dior and Hugo Boss and countless underground bangers. Whether laying down sweaty club DJ sets around the world to touring his live ‘Mason & The Masonettes’ show, this musical polymath is always shifting colours, and blurring boundaries. In short, Mason is always keeping things interesting for himself and his audience.
Chroma Panorama is out now on Mason’s own imprint, Animal Language. Stream / buy here: https://snd.click/MEOW016.