The LA resident talks to FACT about his quest for simplicity (and impact) in his music, and his experience working with recent feature star Amon Tobin.
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Eskmo is a San Francisco based electronic music producer and live performer. His multi-genre compositions have been featured on influential labels like Warp Records and Planet Mu. While Eskmo's tracks encompass a wide range of electronic styles, he avoids classifications. Bleep.com described his tracks as "Masterfully produced... sophisticated, post-Dilla hip-hop funk" while sites like Boomkat describe his music as "[Putting] Eskmo on his own electronic plateau." In the past five years Eskmo has released over a dozen singles and EPs, most recently a collaboration with Amon Tobin. He has also been touring as a live act throughout North America and Europe. He has opened for a wide range of acts including Flying Lotus, Amon Tobin (with whom Eskmo has collaborated), STS9, and The Glitch Mob am..