10,000 Songs and Counting: An Interview With Savant

February 9, 2015 10:15 PM

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Meet Savant. The 27-year-old Norwegian DJ recently referred to by EDM giant Deadmau5 as "the change EDM needs, if it doesn't sink itself entirely." And not without reason. Since Aleksander Vinter became Savant in 2009, he has pushed out a whopping eleven albums, each with its own musical theme, and produced over 10,000 songs. For reference, I have made four blog posts in the past four months. That means that for every little 400 word diddy I vomit onto the web, Savant makes 167 songs. Call it apples and oranges. Or apples and laziness. Whatever.

And he certainly succeeds. Beyond attracting attention of the biggest names in electronic music, Savant's tracks have hit number one on Beatport in seven different categories: Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Electro-House, Glitch Hop, Drumstep, Indie Dance/Nu Disco and Overall -- simultaneously. In fact, by...

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