So, what's the story about Marcus Layton?
Question: does electronic music contain emotional and soulful elements? Far beyond 'all-faders-to-the-max' mentality and highly endorphine driven 'hands-in-the-air’ tracks?
Easy answer: Sure thing. Ask Marcus Layton.
Emotion and soul are real must-haves featured in all his earcandy-productions.
After producing highly acclaimed remixes and producing for Rihanna, Coldplay and many others, Marcus focused on his own work. Since he started his career this notorious sound researcher turned out to be a real DIY professional taking control of every detail of his extraordinary work. Marcus knows best how modern electronic and dance music sounds and how to achieve it in the studio: a pure vision of infectious electronic music he continues to create to this day.
Writing and producing hit-potential, deep and emotional Songs is not good enough for this Berlin based musician, producer and remixer. Marcus loves to mix different contrasts and styles in order to re-invent his immediately recognisable signature sound. He combines the best of both worlds: The missing link between the world of deephouse/house and mainstream sounds. Testing all boundaries with his extremely emotional
Marcus is a fearless dare devil delivering an exciting opposite to today´s predictable radio dullness.
Marcus Layton is out to break up styles and shift sounds in order to create his very own music: charismatic happy sad dance music inspired by the creative chaos on the buzzing streets of his Berlin-Kreuzberg homebase and studio, a multi cultural hotspot for every kind of artist, outlaw and hedonist striving for new creative challenges.
Marcus Layton invites his listeners on a fascinating trip; no matter if they be in bigger clubs, at festivals, or even listening on headphones at home , high energy and pure emotion co-join to create an amazingly sound adventure.
Marcus Layton’s debut single "For You" reached more than 14 million streams on Spotify and he recently produced remixes for artists like UK based Izzy Bizu ("White Tiger" over 23 million plays). The second single "Cold in California" reached in the beginning over 13 million Spotify streams and millions of plays on all other platforms as well. The summer-song entered the radio Top50 charts and was a great success.
After playing a lot of shows and festivals (SonneMondSterne, Lollapaloza) Marcus returns into the music-producing-circus with a lot of new and fresh music. He traveled the world and wrote with many other great artists and writers to make sure that every little detail is based on the highest level. He co-produced many tracks for other famous artists (ghost) and focused again on his own musical career. The single "color" was co-written by Kygo's female singer/writer Valerie Broussard and is a perfect example for creating a uplifting club track with a lot of soul, happy-sadness and cinematic atmosphere. Marcus met Valerie in Los Angeles where he lives frequently.
With the Remix of his old musical friend Alvaro Soler, Marcus proves again that music and producing are his passion and another success was nailed when "La Libertad" was placed in Spotify´s famous MINT playlist on No.#1 peak position. The future is now and Marcus will continue! The Music is his best way to express all the good vibes in his mind. Put this name on your list, you won't regret!