LAURA ESCUDE RELEASES “CONTROL” ANNOUNCES NEW EP TRANSMUTE COMING 11/16
LISTEN TO “CONTROL”: HERE
“In order to really understand the complexities and genuine music crafting that she is doing, you’ll have to immerse yourself into her work.” – Noisey
Laura Escudé’s “Control” is out today worldwide on all major digital retailers and streaming services. This is the first single off the forthcoming EP Transmute due out on November 16th.
Laura Escudé is an artist, innovator, CEO, and the world’s most in-demand controllerist and live show designer with a deep understanding of complex technology, a profound passion for music and art and a unique talent for fusing the two. She is the world’s very first certified Ableton expert and trainer. Her work with Ableton has taken her all over the world working with artists such as Kanye West, Jay Z, Porter Robinson, Herbie Hancock, Bon Iver, and Miguel, with whom she did double duty for on his Wildheart tour as his opening act and was in his band.
“….. you are a badass, and you certainly have our attention.” – Hypebae
The demand for her work and time became so great that she started a company called Electronic Creatives – of which she is the CEO – and hired and trained a team of top-tier programmers to serve her A-List client roster which now includes The Weeknd, Harry Styles,Camila Cabello, Vic Mensa, Porter Robinson, Kid Cudi, Iggy Azalea, Garbage, Charli XCX, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Drake, Logic, Selena Gomez and more. Her immense success has inspired her to give back and help pave the way for other women in the technology and electronic music space. Escudé teaches masterclasses and is a frequent guest lecturer at events and major universities all over the world. This fall she will be a featured speaker at the Ableton Loop conference and is lending her talents as a mentor to programs with Red Bull (Hack the Hits), Spotify (the CO.LAB Series) and Berklee School of Music (Signature Series). Last year she launched the first-ever Transmute retreat, an immersive experience where attendees were able to dig deep with Escudé on live show design. The focus of the retreat was wellness, and the importance of a wellness practice in the life of a creative, a topic that Escudé is extremely passionate about. The retreat was so successful that Escudé is developing an online version of the course to be launched early next year to satiate the demand.
“We’re hearing, immersing and have fallen prey to the siren sound of this producer who already lends her programming chops for Kanye West, Jay-Z and many other top dogs.” – VIBE
Escudé has previously recorded and released music under the Alluxe moniker, and “Control” is the very first release since going back to using her own name. This new music retains her signature sound, a unique and intricate blend of classical and electronic music, and showcases her mastery in both worlds, as a classically trained violinist and master technologist. “Control” is the sound of Escudé letting go. It was inspired by a wake-up call, after a stint in the hospital due to exhaustion, that she needed to change her life. Laura has spent the past year pulling back the layers of her psyche, tearing down the walls she built up around herself. The Transmute EP is the sound and feel of a woman who’s examined the darkest parts of herself and come out the other end transformed. It is an intimate look into her journey of finding her voice and being comfortable in her own skin, as an artist and a woman.