It’s quite a feat to see your debut single rack up millions of streams on Spotify, as was the case for rising Norwegian producer / artist Madden last year. Yet, when it comes to sustaining that kind of instant reaction, the pressure really is on to prove yourself to be more than a one trick pony.
In the case of Madden, he’s mapping a trajectory which is growing release-by-release whilst, further introducing a new audience to his adeptly produced and upliftingly style of EDM crafting. The kind which, gathers momentum and peaks with a big snowballing chorus, pumped with jets of piano steered melody amidst a dance pop inferno created of electronic, super-powered energy.
Madden’s approach to making music, is to spread the feel-good vibes. With the goal in mind to see this through with loops of rousing beats, primed to take-over the dancefloor.
For the latest in the line of sunny-side-up stompers, Madden hasn’t had to search too far from home in bringing on board a guest vocalist. Choosing Chris Holsten a rising name in Norwegian R’n’B/pop, whose soulfully distinctive voice has featured on a number of DJ/production numbers already.
What Madden and Chris have created here with “Echo”, is serious dancefloor delirium. The way in which they complement each other, with each of their own strengths pans out as a great knit of two emerging Norwegian talents.