EB essentially nail it when they describe how Zachâ€™s music is â€œblurring the lines between jazz, beats and instrumental hip hop.â€ From a production point of view, he purposefully aims to keep it as simple as possible and wants to play every instrument as if it were a drum. â€œSo itâ€™s always more rhythmically diverse, than melodically.â€
His performances are spell binding, even by video, so weâ€™d recommend you check out the video interview (including elements from his performance at Berlinâ€™s Gretchen Club) by Electronic Beats TV.
About his approach to keeping things simple, Zach explains that sometimes, â€œif I work in Ableton Iâ€™ll work on something for hours and feel that I donâ€™t really get anywhere because thereâ€™s so much you can do. If I just have a synth, record audio and overdub, itâ€™s more pure for me because I come from a playing background.â€
Source: Electronic Beats TV
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