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Oliver Tank Unveils New Single ‘Different Speed’ Featuring Ta-ku

Written by Greg Moskovitch on October 1, 2013

“Slow down, world, you move too fast for me,” sings Sydney electronic artist Oliver Tank on Different Speed, a collaboration with Perth producer Ta-ku. It’s the first taste of his upcoming EP, slated for release later this year, and its lush ambient sounds will certainly make it feel like the world has stopped turning.

Two years have passed since Tank released the hypnotic Dreams EP, first charming listeners with his signature brand of layered, atmospheric electronica. The past two years have seen Tank playing high-profile support slots and a slew of lauded festival appearances. New single Different Speeds is an indication that the full schedule hasn’t slowed down Tank the producer in the least.

Tank and Ta-ku first connected over Twitter, with Tank working on the vocals and melodies of the song and Ta-ku providing “delicate, down-tempo beats.” Tank then gave the track his patented style by working in layers of deep, ambient sounds. The result is a dreamy, minimal, earthy track for fans to chill out to. Readers can check out Different Speeds below.

To celebrate the new single and the imminent release of Tank’s new EP, he’ll be hitting the road to support Lorde during her sold out Australian tour, before joining Active Child during his Melbourne Arts Festival slot. Tank’s attention will then turn to summer festival season, with spots at Meredith, Falls, and Southbound lined up.

Listen: Oliver Tank Feat. Ta-ku – Different Speed

Oliver Tank Upcoming Shows

Supporting Lorde

Wednesday, 16th October 2013 (SOLD OUT)
The Zoo, Brisbane

Thursday, 17th October 2013 (SOLD OUT)
The Metro, Sydney

Friday, 18th October 2013 (SOLD OUT)
The Metro, Sydney

Saturday, 19th October 2013 (SOLD OUT)
The Zierholz @ UC, Canberra

Monday, 21st October (SOLD OUT)
The Corner, Melbourne

Tuesday, October 22 (SOLD OUT)
The Corner, Melbourne

Supporting Active Child

Saturday, 26th October 2013
Melbourne Arts Festival, Melbourne Recital Hall
Tix: Via Melbourne Arts Festival

Summer Festival Appearances

13th, 14th & 15th, December 2013 (SOLD OUT)
Meredith Music Festival, Meredith, VIC

Monday, 30th December 2013 (SOLD OUT)
Falls Festival, Lorne, VIC

Tuesday, December 31 2013
Falls Festival, Marion Bay, TAS
Tix: Via Falls Festival

Thursday, January 2 2014 (SOLD OUT)
Falls Festival, Byron Bay, NSW

Saturday, Jaunary 4 2014
Southbound Festival, Busselton, WA
Tix: Via MoshTix

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