Watch Amp Live's Latest Video for 'Signs'
Producer Amp Live just released the music video for "Signs," which combines flavors of hip-hop with electronic music and the sounds of a string orchestra.
Los Angeles-based producer Amp Live wants to create music "to make you move and think," which he does by using just about every instrument in his musical arsenal. His latest, "Signs," combines a heady beat, the sorrowful sound of a cello, a variety of electronic notes, and the beguiling voice of Eric Rachmany from Rebelution.
"Signs" comes on the heels of his debut solo album, Headphone Concerto, which mimicked a classic concerto piece with three distinct movements and featured guest artists like Dom from Big Gigantic, PROF, and Sol. Although it's his first solo effort, Amp had previously released 11 albums as one half of the group Zion I, which mashed up the musicality of live drums, a cello, and a one-of-a-kind MPC guitar.
It's this kind of crossover that allows "Signs" and the other songs on Headphone Concerto to transcend musical genres. Give this a listen and you'll see what we mean.