MUST LISTEN: GRiZ gets down on ‘Bangers.Zip’ EP via Deadbeats
GRiZ has blessed the masses with another EP touting new sounds for those with more heavily-leaning pallets. Just last week, the Boulder-based future funkmaster teased the release of his Bangers.zip EP, a three-track project meant to follow up on his Bangers.zip EP. Now the project sees its wide release on Zeds Dead’s Deadbeats.
The playfully raunchy short form begins strong with the fan-favorite opener, “Griztronics,” a highly-anticipated collaboration with Subtronics, who debuted the track at Electric Forest. The EP’s closing track, “Push The Vibe,” provides the perfect bookend to the wub-laden monstrosity, with its glaring electro builds and hybrid glitch-hop drops. Sandwiched between the two is “Freak The Method,” a genre-blurring track that calls up GRiZ’s expert ability to fuse smooth, melodically-driven electro-funk with hard, face-curling dubstep.
GRiZ has recently set off on phase two of his massive Ride Waves tour, which sees the saxophone-touting producer at 515 Alive, Austin City Limits, and a very special three-night Denver run at the Fillmore and Red Rocks doubleheader, which he alluded to as his very last performance at the iconic outdoor venue.
GRiZ 2019 Live Dates
August 16-17 – Des Moines, IA – 515 Alive Music Festival
August 29 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore Auditorium
August 30 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre^
August 31 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre#
September 26 – Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion*
September 27 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem*
September 28 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre*
September 29 – Charlottesville, VA – Sprint Pavilion*
October 2 – Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewery Amphitheatre*
October 3 – Nashville, TN – War Memorial Auditorium*
October 4 – Indianapolis, IN – The Pavilion at Pan Am*
October 5 – Chicago, IL – Navy Pier at Festival Hall*
October 6 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
October 9 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion*
October 10 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle^
October 11 – Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy#
October 12 – New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore*
October 13 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
October 15 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex*
October 17 – Seattle, WA – The Paramount Theatre*
October 18 – Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom*
October 19 – Eugene, OR – The Cuthbert Amphitheater*
October 24 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium*
October 26 – Berkeley, CA – The Greek Theatre w/ CloZee*
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