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Charting the Music: Martyn, 'The Air Between Words'

Charting the Music: Martyn, 'The Air Between Words'
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Dutch producer, Martyn, synthesizes his way into the minds and souls of listeners with his third full-length album, "The Air Between Words."

Since his first release in 2009, Martijn Deijkers, professionally known as Martyn, has made a name for himself in the dubstep and electronic community for his varied and ever-evolving rhythms. "The Air Between Words" is no exception; the album is full of diverse and carefully placed layers and beats, all coming together to create a rich, deep sound.

88.1 KDHX chart position: #3 on KDHX's Electronic Chart for the week of July 15, 2014.

Can be heard on: Beep Beep Boop Boop with Kate

Record label, release date: "The Air Between Words" was released on June 13, 2014 on Ninja Tune.

RIYL: Floating Points, Tycho, Scuba, Lukid

Hometown: Eindhoven, Netherlands

About the artist: Martijn Deijkers, dutch-born, D.C based producer began to make waves in the dubstep scene in 2005 after releasing a set of singles. He then began a persistent DJ schedule and continued releasing singles, which furthered his popularity. In 2009 he released his debut full-length album, "Great Lengths" which was praised by critics and fans for its versatility. Since his debut, Martyn has worked with acts such as Flying Lotus, Fever Ray and Santiago Salazar. (Official bio and Spotify bio)

Did you know?: Martyn is known for being a dance music vagabond. Since his debut in 2009, he has been signed to multiple labels, including Flying Lotus', Brainfeeder, for his second album, "Ghost People", and Ninja Tune for "The Air Between Words." He also has his own label, 3024.

Play it while: "The Air Between Words" is best enjoyed during nighttime cruises down the highway.

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