Claptone is a unique proposition in modern music. Painted as a mythical character shrouded in mystery, Claptone has become one the biggest names in electronic music whilst himself remaining in the shadows. He has however constantly sought to deepen his own distinctive world, creating a rich tapestry, which tells the Claptone story.
In his second artist album Fantast, the Claptone universe is at its deepest and most vivid. He is the master his domain and in his most artful fering yet, the assured 13 tracks Fantast come together to create an album full varied colours and atmospheric textures.
In music, Claptone seeks not to create a world secrecy, but one great depth and intrigue. An enigma with a tireless desire for creativity and thirst for new music, Claptone has brought together a diverse group collaborators such as Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke, Blaenavon, Tender, Jones, Zola Blood, Austra’s Katie Stelmanis, The Boxer Rebellion’s Nathan Nicholson, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Joan as a Policewoman and Matt Simons.
The first single ‘In The Night’ features the vocals Ben Duffy, which paired with Claptone’s insistent and upbeat production, makes for an exquisitely executed electronic pop gem. It marks an engaging opening snapshot for what will be a milestone in his already glittering career. You can listen the single below!