Hermitude
Hermitude
Hermitude – OneFourThree ft Buddy & BJ The Chicago Kid (impact 8/11 Nettwerk)
Australia’s Hermitude drop their brand new track OneFourThree, featuring vocals from superstars Buddy & BJ The Chicago Kid. The hip-hop influenced electronic innovators have worked tirelessly to carve out a special nook in the music scene. Both featured artists boast incredible collaborations, including BJ’s work with Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott and Dr Dre and Buddy’s work with J. Cole, including featuring in his Dreamville Documentary. Hermitude also announced their new album Pollyanarchy, set for release this Fall. A reflection on finding clarity in the chaos, the eleven-track album brags an assemblage of features, including previously released tracks with Bibi Bourelly, Soaky Sirens, Vory, Hoodlem & more. Their last album Dark Night Sweet Light topped Australia’s ARIA charts. Standout track The Buzz featured in a Samsung commercial catapulting it to over 90 million Spotify streams.  Originally from the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Hermitude now head out on their biggest headline tour, with shows in Korea, China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, USA, Canada, NZ, & Australia.


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“Hermitude’s production on “OneFourThree” perfectly blends BJ’s smooth vocals with Buddy’s witty bars.” - Hypebeast

Partnering with Hypebeast, Australia’s Hermitude drop their brand new track “OneFourThree,” featuring vocals from superstars Buddy and BJ The Chicago Kid. The hip-hop influenced electronic innovators have worked tirelessly to carve out a special nook in the music scene. “OneFourThree” is the epitome of a summer groove, bending genres and bridging the gap between electronic music and hip-hop.

A finger on the Dilla pulse, BJ The Chicago Kid croons with so much soul, while Buddy skillfully hits the verse. Both of these artists boast incredible collaborations, including BJ’s work with Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott and Dr Dre and Buddy’s work with J. Cole, including featuring in his Dreamville Documentary.

"It was crazy to see Buddy and BJ throw down in the studio. Buddy's raps are razor-sharp, all written in the booth and BJ's silky voice and amazing harmony style had everyone in awe. It's been a real blessing to work with these high caliber artists. Watching the way they approach songwriting and morph into character when they record has been super inspiring for us," says the duo.

"While varied, their sound is never left floundering in the realms of mish-mash obscurity, instead finding a sense of direction balanced between indoor and dancefloor" - i-D Magazine

“…the duo have been steadily gaining their well-deserved momentum stateside” – Billboard

"With a combination of hip hop swagger and explosive bass music aesthetics, Australian duo Hermitude has become a force to be reckoned with" - DJ Times

“Hermitude are a big deal…” – VICE’s Noisey

 “throbbing head-nodders with hiccupping synths and booming bass” – SPIN

“infusing bits of salt and sunshine, Hermitude emerge with an evolved, unique sound” – MTV World

"Aussie duo Hermitude have really planted themselves as some of the next trend setters pushing the Australian sound globally" - This Song Is Sick


Hermitude also announced their new album Pollyanarchy, set for release this Fall. A reflection on finding clarity in the chaos, the eleven-track album brags an assemblage of features, including previously released tracks with Bibi Bourelly, Soaky Sirens, Vory, Hoodlem and more.

“OneFourThree” stands as a beacon of Hermitude’s growth and development as artists originally from the Blue Mountains near Sydney, and now heading out on their biggest headline tour, with shows in Korea, China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.


About Hermitude:

Hermitude's last album Dark Night Sweet Light was a breakout moment for the multi-instrumentalist performers, landing them with at #1 on Australia's ARIA charts, and Top 10 on Billboard's electronic charts. Standout track “The Buzz” was prominently featured in the Samsung commercial for their new smartwatch Samsung Gear S2, catapulting the track to 82 million streams on Spotify. The album featured guest appearances from Big KRIT, Estelle, Pell and Chuck Inglish. Festival appearances include Lollapalooza, Governor’s Ball, SXSW, Lightning In A Bottle, HARD Summer, Osheaga, Summer Camp and critic support from i-D, SPIN, Vogue, Billboard, YourEDM, Complex, High Snobiety, Beats 1, Entertainment Weekly, MixMag, DJ Mag, Clash and more. The duo re-enters the limelight with a forthcoming full-length, capturing their well-known energy alongside collaborations with songwriters/vocalists like Bibi Bourelly on first single "Stupid World.”