After his breakout single last year, Kid Fiction releases the genre-bending, slow groove follow-up ‘Silence Is Golden’.
Accidentally deleting the song before it was finished forced Kid Fiction to improve on what he could remember resulting in the uplifting electro gem which oozes with groove and flow. Opening with a sample propelled into a repetitive stream of big, spacious beats and smooth melodies, ‘Silence Is Golden’ is a mesmerising journey which lives in a space between electronic, soul and hip hop.
Kid Fiction describes “I’ve never found these types of personal songs about real people and actual events to be all that easy to write, but when you’re in the throws of high emotion sometimes the songs just write themselves.”
Finding influence from all corners, the sonic architect pulls from the darker shades and heavy electronics of the UK underground, to lush melodic soundscapes, soulful pop aesthetics, and the rowdy polyrhythms of his afro-Caribbean roots.
After two decades of musical experimentation Kid Fiction is releasing his first body of work with the collection of sprawling trans-genre electronic music already receiving fans from key champions. His debut track ‘Damn 3,000ft’, struck a chord with the industry, tipping the producer for success with an add on triple j unearthed and praise from the likes of Indie Shuffle.
Honing his sound playing in various bands and formats, the auspicious producer has accumulated sets at Yours & Owls Festival, Vivid Live, Listen Out, Subsonic and Peats Ridge Festival and he’ll showcase the skills he amassed at his Sydney single launch on March 15th, supported by Godriguez (Sampha the Great’s producer) and Melbourne’s Crooked Letter (whom has achieved acclaim with last years single ‘Heratics’).
Keep an ear out for more of this melting pot in the form of a seven track self titled EP later in the year.