Artist Spotlight: Borgore
Posted: Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Borgore is one of electronic music’s most popular and polarizing artists. Called the enfant terrible of bass culture and happy to name himself the man who “ruined dubstep,” his productions and wild performances have made him an iconic character in the modern bass scene.
Borgore’s enthusiastic disruption of current electronic music is backed up by sterling musical credentials, proving the old saying that you have to know the rules before you can break them. Formally trained in jazz at Tel Aviv’s Thelma Yellin music academy – Israel’s answerto Juilliard – he was a saxophone prodigy and composed for big band ensembles. The depthof Borgore’s musical knowledge is reflected in his varied influences, which range from Bachand John Coltrane to Aphex Twin and Ella Fitzgerald.
While once known as a one of the most talented figures in dubstep, Borgore has evolved into a genre-bending composer who combines elements of main room electro house, trap and dubstep with original vocals to create a signature sound. His popularity is not beholden to any individual style, genre, or current music fad; rather to his unique talent as a lyricist, musician, producer and provocateur. By constantly challenging his fans and the musical status-quo, Borgore continues down his path towards the #NEWGOREORDER