aahh spotlight on: One Above

Hailing from Adelaide, Australia, One Above (Andrew Burford, 24) is one of the finest upcoming hip hop producers in the country. His highly accessible, melody driven style fuses a unique blend of sampling and original composition with orchestral and grass roots elements.

As both a song writer and beat maker, his ability to cross musical genres has garnered him interest from many in-demand artists. Currently working on the highly anticipated Hilltop Hoods album Drinking From The Sun, and producer of the first single I Love It feat. Sia, 2012 will see him brought to the attention of listeners nation wide.

At present One Above is assembling an ambitious production compilation in the form of a full length debut album which showcases the next generation of Australia’s emerging independent artists. After a week of exclusive play on Triple J, the track I Love It feat. Sia is available from iTunes now! The song was produced by One Above and also features orchestral arrangements from Jamie Messenger performed by the Bacchanalia String Quartet. The full length Hilltop Hoods album Drinking From The Sun will be released February 2012.

You can check out further work from One Above on Prime – Good Morning, Tommy Illfigga – Walk A Mile, Seven EP, Phatchance – Inkstains + more. One Above recently hooked up with Phatchance once again to do a remix of Gotye – Somebody That I Use To Know check it out below.

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