Paul Mayson has catapulted himself into the limelight as one of the most promising and refreshing new acts in electronic music worldwide.
The prodigious young producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has crafted a refined and timeless form of electronic pop magic that only a few have truly mastered.
The youngster kick-started his career with the release of ‘Pray’, his debut single featuring multi platinum supergroup Far East Movement. A follow-up came in timely fashion with the release of ‘Want Me’, carrying the vocal sample from Aretha Franklin’s classic ‘Chain of Fools’. It was the first officially released new version of that eminent song and immediately found its way up the Spotify charts as well as gaining airplay around Europe. Counting many of the leading electronic artists as his biggest supporters, Paul subsequently released his single ‘Paralyzed’ and debut EP ‘Run’ on Don Diablo’s label imprint Hexagon and renowned electronic record label Spinnin’ Records. The unique blend of polished electronic production and pop/indie influences was named ‘game-changing’ and ‘extremely refreshing’ by tastemaker media, including Dancing Astronaut marking the EP as ‘gold from start to finish’. Paul subsequently went on tour with Don Diablo playing sold-out shows around the world, followed by a festival run through Europe and headlining tour through Asia.
Known for his versatility as a songwriter and producer, the youngster was also involved in co-writing songs for multi platinum pop and hip-hop artists such as Yelawolf and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. For his own work, he is opting for a strikingly tasteful and organic approach to his music. ‘I feel like music fans should be made to feel intelligent. I always try to be forward-thinking musically and I’m very passionate about pushing boundaries and writings songs that merge my electronic roots with influences from indie, rock and pop culture.’