Sam Shepherd aka Floating Points has shared a new single, “Someone Close”, out now via Ninja Tune.
Previous singles “Grammar”, “Vocoder” and “Problems” were met with widespread praise, including a Best New Track from Pitchfork and a glowing review from Resident Advisor describing Shepherd as “one of electronic music’s undisputed MVPs.”
“Someone Close” changes track completely, something Shepherd has done effortlessly across his career, capping off a run of releases that have showcased the many strings to his bow yet still holds together seamlessly.
Known for his complex and progressive electronic compositions, Floating Points serves up a cerebral yet driving sound that draws from house, techno, jazz, soul and classical music to give the crowd a full mind and body workout on the dance floor.
‘Promises’ topped end of year lists everywhere including #1 spots from The Guardian (Contemporary), Mojo, The Vinyl Factory, TIME Magazine, The New York Times (Jazz) and more. “Vocoder” and “Grammar” were met with widespread praise including a Best New Track from Pitchfork and a glowing review from Resident Advisor describing Shepherd as “one of electronic music’s undisputed MVPs.”
No stranger to global-acclaim and with over 100 million accumulated streams under his belt, Floating Points was named Pitchfork’s Best New Music and Resident Advisors’ Album of the Year–and went from dance floors to festival stages worldwide including Laneway Festival Singapore, Wonderfruit (Thailand) and Sónar Hong Kong Festival.