Giraffage & Ryan Hemsworth

Abstract Earth Project Presents

Giraffage & Ryan Hemsworth

Fri, October 26

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Wonder Ballroom

Portland, OR

$20.00 - $25.00

This event is all ages

Giraffage
Giraffage
San Francisco-based producer Giraffage (Charlie Yin), whose dreamy synth-pop productions have appointed him as one of electronic music’s most refreshing and innovative producers among the landscape, takes a sonic leap forward with his forthcoming record Too Real, out this October on Counter Records.

Yin grew up in San Jose, California to two Taiwanese immigrants and was raised in a traditional Asian upbringing. A self described “music nerd since day one,” his initial interest grew into something larger after his parents bought him a drumset in eighth grade. “I was always the one passing music suggestions to my friends”, he says, “and the more time I spent working on music the more I knew that’s all I really wanted to do.” His wide range of musical knowledge acted as a launching pad for his own productions, which he began making on a now defunct software program called Tabit. From there he began posting songs online and started gaining traction among online music communities. He quickly advanced to more sophisticated programs and after a handful of releases under the moniker ‘Robot Science’, he introduced Giraffage midway through his final year in college with his self-released synth-pop debut mixtape, Comfort. By the time he graduated in 2012, he was regularly playing shows across the globe.
Ryan Hemsworth
Ryan Hemsworth
For the past six years, Ryan Hemsworth has established himself as a versatile figure in music. He's gained a reputation as an adept tastemaker with a golden ear for talent, and an inventive producer capable of crafting unique soundscapes for pop stars and underground talents alike. Elsewhere is the first full length Hemsworth will release since 2014's Alone For The First Time. Since his second album was released, Ryan has toured the world multiple times over, put out a collaborative EP in 2016 with producer Lucas, developed his Secret Songs label, and produced music for artists across many genres of music.

Ryan has been working quietly on his solo music through his travels over the past couple of years - exploring different styles and forms. The result of this two year long process is an album that is truly a global effort, featuring artists from across the planet and one that doesn't fit into any singular box sonically. A progressive effort from the musician that pushes his own boundaries as an artist but fits perfectly into the Ryan Hemsworth catalogue. Elsewhere will arrive September 21st via Secret Songs / eOne.