Whether it be in the studio, on the decks or behind the mic, Kevin Knapp encapsulates the ethos of an artists in the truest sense, totally committed to the progression of house and techno music. His extensive musical talent is evidenced in his impressive discography which reads like a who’s who in the label game, including the likes of Hot Creations, Poker Flat, Leftroom, Truesoul, and Gruuv to name just a few. It is with great pleasure then that we can finally unleash Knapp’s productive prowess on VIVa MUSiC with an infectiously groovy EP including a remix from Jedsa Soundorom rounding off the package.
“I’m overjoyed to be making my first appearance on VIVa MUSiC. It’s actually kind of a surreal moment for me as I remember Steve from his Nubreed days and I used to play Adante out a bunch in San Francisco back in the early aughts. He was part of my introduction to electronic music as a whole at that time, and it seems like things have sort of come full circle now with me making tunes he’s signed. Hopefully I can help to inspire someone else in kind someday. Stoked to be doing what I love and I owe that privilege all the genuine heads and hearts out there that seem to be feelin’ what I do on some level. Appreciate ya, make it bump!” – Kevin Knapp
Once the Austin-bred, San Francisco-schooled producer moved to Berlin in 2013 his career truly ignited; the techno capital quickly led to Knapp fielding calls from new neighbours, Pan-Pot and Tiefschwarz, while his touring schedule led to him playing at some of the biggest stages in the world. His undoubted talent and dedication to house and techno has drawn further acclaim from the likes of Steve Lawler, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Eats Eveything, Claude VonStroke, and Richy Ahmed.
Release Date: September 23rd, 2016
1. Rumble Fur
2. Pastry Chef (Original Mix)
3. Pastry Chef (Jedsa Soundorom Remix)