Meet CID at ‘The Function’ This Saturday
June 1, 2023
June 1, 2023
First and foremost, let’s set the tone. Click the link below to immerse yourself in the entrancing 070 Shake collab titled “Danielle” after the hip-hop artist’s real name. You can find this along with tons of other bops on the recent Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022).
Now, let’s get into it. But where to even start? After that epic Coachella set, Fred again.. has us at a loss for words! This multifaceted British artist recently took the stage at Coachella 2023 alongside icons Skrillex and Four Tet, catapulting him even farther into the spotlight. With a remarkable career behind him and a growing presence as a solo artist, it’s time to learn more about the name that’s been on everyone’s lips and discover the artistry that’s captivated listeners worldwide, starting with the hilarious origin of his unique name.
Known for his versatility as a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and remixer, Fred Gibson, AKA Fred again.. has collaborated with industry giants such as Dermot Kennedy, Rico Nasty, Kodak Black, FKA twigs, Swedish House Mafia, The xx, Eminem, and BTS. While initially working behind the scenes, Fred again.. really stepped into the limelight with his latest couple of projects, showcasing his unique musical vision and profound impact on the industry. Take a few minutes to watch his Tiny Desk Concert and see for yourself just what a talent he really is.
From co-writing and producing chart-topping hits like Stormzy’s “Own It” featuring Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy to collaborating with Ed on popular tracks like “Beautiful People” and “Bad Habits,” Fred again..’s influence and talent have consistently soared to new heights.
As if his 2020 debut album, GANG, in collaboration with British rapper Headie One, and subsequent LPs, Actual Life (April 14 – December 17 2020) and Actual Life 2 (February 2 – October 15 2021), weren’t enough proof of his virtuoso, his latest collab titled Secret Life with Brian Eno truly demonstrates his versatility and unmatched ability to create deeply resonating music. The fusion of Fred’s experimental genius and Brian’s ambient rock electronic pop style is a masterpiece worth experiencing. Check it out!
In 2020, Fred again.. shattered records by becoming the youngest-ever recipient of the prestigious BRIT’s Producer of the Year award, solidifying his position as a true trendsetter in the music industry. Fast forward to 2023, and his meteoric rise continues with chart-topping success. Speaking of, one of his latest smash hits, “Turn On The Lights again..” with Swedish House Mafia featuring Future, is currently making waves on the Billboard 100’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. ICYMI: make sure you check out his 2022 album, USB, which includes not only this catchy track but also a collection of electrifying beats, such as the powerful collaboration with Skrillex and Flowdan, “Rumble,” and the infectious “Jungle” and “Baby again..” with Skrillex and Four Tet. These songs have been taking the world by storm, likely setting the stage for Fred again..’s unforgettable Coachella performance last month. Give it a listen!
This is only the beginning of Fred again..’s next chapter of his musical narrative, and we’re here and ready to see where it takes him.
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