Over a few short years, Jack Casey, aka EMBRZ, has been producing music and remixing top tracks such as Ellie Goulding’s “How Long Will I Love You” and The 1975’s “Settle Down,” among other impressive achievements.
Continuing that run, last year, Jack turned out a stunning, blissful remix of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me,” which was so good her label couldn’t say yes fast enough, and which ultimately became the official remix for the track. Since then, he’s been uploading a steady stream of tracks and Hype machine No.1’s, including well-received cuts like “Home,” “Lights” and then “Breathe” last year.
Now, EMBRZ is getting ready to release his upcoming EP, Progress, via Ultra Music on July 7, which features the lead single “Heartlines.” In order to get some listeners intrigued with his upcoming project, EMBRZ released an official music video to go with the track, which features the mercurial talents of Bristol duo Meadowlark.
The Dublin-born producer combines elements of dance and downtempo music with a subtle indie-chill vibe, and always with a focus on melody and soul. “I always try to keep an emotion in my sound,” said EMBRZ. “But I want to display it in different ways. Be that in something soft and slow paced or something with high energy.” This signature sound is evident throughout his five-track EP and is meticulously highlighted with “Heartlines.”
“When I was writing music my dad would always ask me ‘Are you making progress?’ – Which is where I got both the name and concept from. I like the idea of ‘progress’. Progress is never a finished destination, it’s always about constantly improving, experimenting and exploring new ideas. Which is kinda my philosophy when it comes to music production. My goal for this EP was to put together a collection of tracks that varied in style as I’ve always been a fan of multiple genres,” said EMBRZ.
Other tracks that are featured on the EP include: “Higher,” “Black Hole,” “Kidō” and “Fire” featuring pennybirdrabbit.