AFTLANTIC w/ ESSEKS
Esseks (Sam Eckstein) is a Brooklyn based producer and artist who creates emotionally driven electronic music and visual art. His music is influenced by a variety of styles from J Dilla inspired hip-hop beats, melodic bass, house and even blues and swing. The diverse elements of his music are tied together with Esseks’ subtle but instantly recognizable sonic landscape. Since the release of his first solo effort Hair and Nails in April 2012, Esseks has shared the stage with range of artists including Ott & The All-Seeing I, An-Ten-Nae, EXMAG, D.V.S*, Govinda, Branx, Skytree, Phutureprimitive and Space Jesus. He’s also had the pleasure of performing at Alex Grey’s Chapel of Sacred Mirrors and at The Hudson Project with Griz.
OF THE TREES
Of the Trees is Tyler Coombs; electronic music producer hailing from Portland, ME. Melding strong influences from hip hop, ambient, and dance music to create emotive soundscapes laden with everything from jazzy piano arrangements to polyrhythmic rhythm changes not commonly heard in club-friendly music. To date, he has released two well-received EPs with Austin, TX based label Gravitas Recordings, with a third release on the way. He has had the honor of being direct support for artists like DJ Shadow, RJD2, and STS9, as well as performing at festivals across the country and Alex Grey’s Chapel of Sacred Mirrors.