Adriaan de Roover
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Adriaan de Roover (fka Oaktree) brings moody, textural and enchanting electronic music. Like no one else he can display the perfect soundtrack for the autumn; warm, touching electronica with an organic feel. From pop music to ambient, from sound art to contemporary club music... His music is connected to more than one genre.

 

In the past years, de Roover played in different live setups at different places including Pukkelpop, Gent Jazz, Ancienne Belgique (artist in residence), Paradiso (NL), Effenaar (NL), Stuk, Eurosonic, Museum M, Paradise City, Novus (UK) ... The Antwerp based artist released music through PIAS and Fog Mountain (including a compilation featuring Fis and Roly Porter) and gained support from BBC6, Klara, Studio Brussel, Clash, Mary Anne Hobbs, Lefto, Bonobo ... Apart from that he has been working on sound for installations, dance performances and documentaries.

 

Adriaan will release his first full-length album in autumn. This time even more organic, abstract and intense than before. Grainy soundscapes flow smoothly together with rippling breakbeats. Dystopian rhythms vanish into horizontal noise. An ancient procession in the dark, guided only by touch.

 

A musical trip for fans of Fennesz, Daniel Lanois, Nicolas Jaar & Four Tet.

 

 

"Absolutely gorgeous piece of music!" - Mary Ann Hobbs (BBC6)

 

"For all his penchant towards frenetic techno, blistering, fragmented house music, there's always a space, a hollow out space to call your own.It's an introversion, a latent melancholy which seems to trickle through each note. Real name Adriaan de Roover, Oaktree intends to bridge the gap between the club and the bedroom, sound system and headphones." – Clash Music

 

"Opening track Abyss holds the middle ground between Shlohmo & Moderat, with Burial-esque vocals."A perfect rendez vous with the unexplored limits of your speakers." – RifRaf Magazine

 

 

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Selected Discography

Leaves LP
Leaves (2019)
Dust EP
[PIAS] Recordings Belgium (2016)
Amalgamation EP w/ Avondlicht
[PIAS] Recordings Belgium (2015)
Chapters EP
[PIAS] Recordings Belgium (2014)