Giraffage is San Francisco-based producer and beat guru, Charlie Yin. His signature sound of electronic pop has won him praise from musical tastemakers Pitchfork, FADER and XLR8R. He burst onto the music scene with his debut Pretty Things EP. It was immediately followed by his dreamy synth-pop debut album, Comfort, which XLR8R called “[an] ebullient slice of electronic pop with pleasantly ambient and sample-laden instrumentals.” In February 2013, he released his lush Needs mixtape via Alpha Pup Records, showing his versatility as a producer and “omnivorous music lover,” as noted by Pitchfork. Giraffage’s staying power was fully cemented when he remixed one the sexiest albums of the decade, The-Dream’s Love/Hate, and turned it on its head. FADER backed the project saying, “Trying to remember a moment of anticipation right before hitting the play button as happy as the one I just experienced.” He most recently dropped his No Reason EP via Fool’s Gold, the first release to ever feature Charlie’s original work. He has toured with Phantogram, Flume, XXYYXX and served as the main support on Porter Robinson’s massive “Worlds Tour.” He has performed at staple music festivals such as Treasure Island, HARD Day of The Dead, Splash House, Lightning in a Bottle and Roskilde in Europe.
|31 Jan 2018||Giraffage||Helsinki, Finland G Live Lab||G Live Lab|
|01 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Copenhagen, Denmark Stengade||Stengade|
|02 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Haarlem, Netherlands Patronaat||Patronaat|
|03 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Rotterdam, Netherlands BIRD||BIRD|
|06 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Brussels, Belgium Botanique||Botanique|
|07 Feb 2018||Giraffage||London, United Kingdom The Jazz Cafe||The Jazz Cafe|
|08 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Bristol, United Kingdom Thekla||Thekla|
|09 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Leeds, United Kingdom Belgrave Music Hall||Belgrave Music Hall|
|13 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Paris, France La Bellevilloise||La Bellevilloise|
|14 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Basel, Switzerland Kaserne||Kaserne|
|15 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Milan, Italy Circolo Magnolia||Circolo Magnolia|
|16 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Rome, Italy Largo||Largo|
|17 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Budapest, Hungary A38||A38|
|18 Feb 2018||Giraffage||Vienna, Austria B72||B72|
San Francisco native Giraffage and the sultan of summer Viceroy meld their styles together to create a sultry sonic cocoon with “Impression Of You.” The vocal-driven ballad features Patrick Baker’s...
Giraffage debuts his bouncy ’90s-referencing re-working of the track, in which the SF producer flips it into the straight-up club jam that the darker original version hinted at.