Diego Miranda & The Geekmen – Viking
Known for leading their big room sound into EDM’s international spectrum, both Diego Miranda and new comers, The Geekmen, instinctively know just the right amount of production flair to transform a record into an all out anthem. Earning over 100K plays in just a weeks time, the producers gift the world, “Viking”; A nonstop joyride of heavy House and gritty, battlefield beat progressions. Equipped with an outrageously hard buildup, the song takes listeners through a musical time warp sure to conquer as an upcoming festival ballad.
Coming in under the 5 minute mark, it isn’t until the 1:26 where the song gains enough footing to transfer its viking stomps into a modernized, intricate layout. With an enchanting undertone and a true knowledge of their production skill set, “Viking” might just have one of the most powerful drops 2016’s seen so far.
Hailing from Portugal as the Country’s most sought after producer, Diego Miranda’s EDM influence is that of a global level. Earning countless titles on DJ Mag’s Top 100 list, the DJ stands strong at number 58 with the best of his career yet to come. Nominated by MTV’s EMA- Portuguese as the country’s best artist, Miranda’s reputation has earned him ranking among the industry’s biggest artists: Calvin Harris, Daft Punk, and Swedish House Mafia.
Taking a leap of mystery with pixelated identities, The Geekmen are new to the scene but shouldn’t be slept on. The trio, smiling faces and all, are hard hitters when it comes their electronic music compilations. With 11, hour long podcast’s under their belts, the group’s use of animated hype and video game harmonies make for an extremely catchy and memorable presentation. Including members Like, Hashtag, and their MC Roman Yeager, The Geekmen are receiving tremendous recognition for their notable arrangements which are easily spotted throughout “Viking’s” design.