13–16 juuli 2023

13-16 juuli 2023
Illiku laid, Saaremaa

Tim Green


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Tim Green’s ability to effortlessly manoeuvre and experiment across the spectrum of electronic music has never been more evident than it is today. Whether putting out reverberating house & techno that send dance floors into a frenzy or writing radio friendly alternative pop music under the moniker Invisible Minds, his work is always stamped with fearlessness.‘I think diversity in music is the most important thing. The more colours you have in your palette, the more creative and interesting the results can be’.

Music is in Tim’s blood. His father – a keyboardist, kept the family home flooded with the sound of artists like Pink Floyd and Joni Mitchell while he was growing up. Learning guitar from the age of 8, Tim played in bands as a teenager, but it was upon hearing Daft Punk’s Discovery album that he was firmly bitten by the electronic music bug. ‘First time I heard Discovery, I was blown away by what I heard, but at the same time confused. I could recognise a lot of the samples they used, as I knew the originals so well from growing up. But I couldn’t understand how they made this type of music. It was all new to me, coming from a strictly Live band background. So I made it my mission to find out how and try for myself!’

Making his first forays into the world of techno with releases on Four:Twenty in 2006, it was his breakout singles ‘Revox’ and ‘Mr Dry’ in 2008 that made the scene sit up and take notice. Tim burrowed further into refining his production prowess with releases on Dirtybird, Cocoon, Get Physical and remixing the likes of Friendly Fires, Cassius and Seth Troxler to name a few, before subsequently being crowned Best Breakthrough Producer at the 2010 DJ Mag Awards. The same year he also recorded his debut ‘Essential Mix’ for BBC Radio 1, which showcased his considerable abilities as a DJ, and was the beginning of a burgeoning DJ career that has seen him traverse the globe on a weekly basis, Institutions such as Fabric London, Panorama Bar Berlin, Amnesia Ibiza and festivals such as Burning Man Nevada, Bestival UK and Dockyard Amsterdam have become a regular fixture in his touring calendar. In 2016 Green took the decision to also perform as a live artist, introducing the physical live elements of hardware, keys and loop pedals he has been able to bring his famed productions to life in an all new experience.