By: Molly Randhawa
For most young people, figuring out what you want to do with the rest of your life can be a daunting task. For producer Sam Gellaitry, however, making the decision to drop out of school at age 16 to focus on music was natural for the young star. At age 17, his actions were reaffirmed when he signed to L.A.-based record label Soulection. Now, three years later, the producer has signed to his dream label at XL Recordings and is crafting music that beautifully orchestrates the cinematic sounds of his daily life.
The last time the Scottish-born artist stopped in Vancouver was in October of last year opening for the Glass Animals’ “How to be a Human Being” tour where he played a set of all his own music. “[It was] very refreshing. It felt like a milestone because I never used to play much of my own music in DJ sets,” the young artist shares. “The fact that I can travel playing my own music really strengthens my self-belief in producing and makes my music stronger.”
Having just released ...