Just a few days before his performance at this year's LiB festivities, we caught up with the British producer to discuss his methods, influences and more.
How does your creative process differ when you're collaborating with a rapper or vocalist as opposed to something like your own EP, Teams vs Star Slinger?
Since you're somebody whose sound is so deeply rooted in hip-hop and electronic music production, what is one collaboration between an electronic artist and rapper that would you would like to see happen?
You're out to play Lightning in a Bottle, which is one of the biggest and highest regarded festivals in Southern California. Do you feel more comfortable at larger scale events like this or more intimate venues?
A lot of the sounds in your tracks carry a futuristic, experimental R&B feel and you've expressed an affinity for that genre through collaborations with singer Reggie B. What is it that draws you to R&B?
You recently you said this about the type of album you want to make: “Not something million miles away from my hip-hop shit, but things with big ass choruses and something that has musical integrity.” How is the development of the new album coming along and how closely are you sticking to those ideas and concepts?