Haywyre is a project that synthesizes the best of two musical genres, that of contemporary electronic, along with the more established traditions of classical and jazz. It has been building and maintaining momentum since its creator, Martin Vogt, returned to the U.S. from Austria in 2008.
Vogt’s primary tool for composition is piano improvisation; it provides the foundation for his work and the core of his musical identity. Having spent endless hours in the studio — and upwards of fourteen years studying piano performance — Martin has honed his craft into the professional sound it is known for today, characterized by exciting, progressive tracks which are crafted with unique composition and seamless design.
In 2014, Martin made major leaps with his highly acclaimed Two Fold Pt.1 LP, followed subsequently by a modern rendition of ‘Smooth Criminal’ which immediately achieved viral popularity, and succeeded in astounding music critics across the board. Following up the success of his Michael Jackson rendition, Haywyre again astounded fans with his live performance video of ‘Insight’; which was later featured on GoPro’s coveted YouTube channel.
It hasn’t just been critics and influencers who have been keeping an eye on Martin, but also some of the industry’s biggest artists. With that spotlight, Haywyre has had the ability to go on tours in support of the likes of Gramatik and subsequently Mat Zo in North America, and eventually in Asia with Zedd.
With 2016 in full swing, Haywyre holds an exciting year on the horizon after making strong impressions after a highly successful Two Fold Pt.1 Tour, a summer full of major festival dates, and an Australian tour; all in 2015. Throughout his travels, Haywyre has garnered rave reviews from fans and critics alike for his consistently unique live performances.
And now, with Two Fold Pt. 2 LP and subsequent North American tour having made its major mark, Martin is looking ready to continue to redefine what it means to be an artist in today’s Electronic Music landscape.
Haywyre continues his mission to provide his listeners with music that not only presents variety and originality, but also carries the essence of a narrative. As one of Monstercat’s most promising young talents, Haywyre is bound to impress the world with his instrumental dexterity and production capabilities.
If Martin Vogt aka Haywyre hasn’t shown up on your radar yet, then let us introduce you to electronic music’s newest Boy Wonder.
Haywyre has made a statement, loud and clear, that he is somebody who will take innovation by it’s devilish horns and wrestle it into submission. He has distinguished himself as more than just a producer; he’s a storytelling savant with musical abilities whose umbra blankets the dance music scene almost entirely.
When it comes to unconventional electronic music, Piano wunderkind Haywyre is pushing the keys and the boundaries.
Many artists in today’s electronic music scene are talented DJs as well as producers, crossing and mixing genres to create unique sounds. Newcomer Haywyre offers that and more: his sound is a blend of modern electronic music with classical and jazz music traditions. Add the use of performance videos and live instruments in that mix and you have a truly unique, musical force to be reckoned with.
Haywyre has been piquing the interest of the music world with productions that marry his deep-seated jazz roots and years of formal piano study to the newer, ever-expanding field of electronic music, resulting in intriguing compositions that mark high in craftsmanship as well as innovation.
There is something majestic about Haywyre’s music. The young electronic producer has created his own unmistakable style, mixing traditional classic and jazz with modern beats.