The footwork wunderkind reveals an unexpected collaboration.
Earl explained he met Lopatin in Vancouver at the New Form Festival and after being impressed with each other’s sets, the OPN-mastermind invited him to release on his Software imprint. The two then ended up working together (Lopatin contributed mixing, arrangements, and keyboards, Pitchfork point out) to craft the album that Earl says will be out soon through Teklife.
“I wasn’t that familiar with what he did at the time, but he’s an amazing guy,” said Earl, adding, “without revealing too many details in terms of what happened next, I have a record coming out on Teklife, and Daniel did get involved with the record. We put together the entire album together actually, he was very hands on.”
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