Electronic singer-songwriter Robert DeLong
has been named one of MTV's Artists to Watch for 2013, and is burning up dance charts with his unusually through-composed track "Global Concepts" from the new album Just Movement
. His approach combines an agressive sound influenced by both dubstep and moombahton (but avoiding cliches of either) combined with a more traditional songwriting sensibility about melody and song structure. Look for more about Robert in Keyboard
magazine soon, but for now, enjoy this brief tour of the gear he uses to create his studio sound on the road.
for the official video for "Global Concepts." (Fair warning: One recurring verse contains the F-word.)