Hailing from Toronto, Canada, producer / DJ Birthday Boy has been awarded numerous accolades thanks to an eclectic musical style that draws influence from jazz, house, hip-hop, R&B, and funk. Via remixes, original productions, and collaborations, Birthday Boy has won praise from tastemakers worldwide including Pitchfork, FADER, Hypebeast, and more. To close out 2017, Birthday Boy released the first single off his upcoming EP, Joseph, titled"Magic."
"Magic" set the tone for the EP with it's R&B influenced sound that Birthday Boy infused with layers of synth and house elements underneath Trish's rich vocals. Next up, the pair are ready to unveil the next piece of the project titled "Chance To Go Far" ahead of the full EP's January 19th release. Further emphasizing the project 90s R&B foundation, "Chance To Go Far" is an ultra smooth slow-burner whose boom-bap rhythm sets up the tracks velvety flow. Taking center stage again, Trish shines with a fervent vocal performance that provokes thoughts of some of R&B's most revered songstresses. Huffington Post puts the track in perfect frame describing the single's efforts to capture nostalgia of decades gone by: "...on their collaborative project, they touch on an emotion we've heard among the creative elite for decades but give it's own fresh outlook."
If unfamiliar with Birthday Boy and Trish before now, Birthday Boy is an established asset of the Toronto scene via his own releases and collaborations with Drew Howard and Allie. Recently featured as part of FADER and Soundcloud's "Next Wave: Northern Stars," Birthday Boy is also set to be inducted into Red Bull's Toronto Sound Select roster alongside Charlotte Day Wilson, River Tiber, Jazz Cartier, and more. Trish's talent stems from generations of music in her family that has culminated in a career leading her to a major label signing with Capitol Records in 2011, sharing the studio with artists including Bangladesh, Swedish House Mafia, Darkchild, Doc Mckinney, and Illangelo, international tours, and nominations as the "Best Pop Act" in the Black Canadian Music Awards and the Toronto Independent Music Awards.
Up next for Birthday Boy and Trish, they'll be gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated joint EP due January 19, 2018. Additionally, fans will be able to catch them live at the 'Joseph' EP release events in both Toronto and New York. Stay tuned for more details in the weeks to come.
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