Warming things up for the summer, Matoma collaborates with LA-based Billboard #1 certified songwriter and producer H. Kenneth for ‘Deeper’. The track sees the Norwegian artist continue to experiment with a more dancefloor-focused sound — one that first inspired him to sink his teeth into producing back in 2015.
“I connected with amazing writer and vocalist H. Kenneth and we came up with this idea that captures that feeling of falling deeper into something or someone and just surrendering to it,” Matoma mentions.
The track was conceived while Matoma was secluded in his Norwegian cabin amidst a thick forest, fog and mist, all which was “truly inspirational” for the artist. The result is a melodious composition adorned with emotive vocals that play on the mystics of Norwegian folk tales and stories.
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‘Deeper’ steers away from strictly upbeat tunes and proves that melody becomes a strong aspect in making us move on the dancefloor.
“The true connection you get from a deeper moment can be just as powerful as a big drop or a banger when you find that groove,” he adds, elaborating on how being back on the road has reinvigorated an exciting attachment with the audience, inviting them to join him on a rhythmic journey through his sets.
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After supporting Zedd at Red Rocks in August 2022 and The Chainsmokers at the Brooklyn Mirage the following month, Matoma returned to clubs and festivals in both Norway and the US with back-to-back sold-out shows in big cities such as Chicago, Miami and New York.
Currently opening a new chapter in his musical career, Matoma is preparing a slew of genre-crossing tracks connected by a sense of feel-good positivity…and ‘Deeper’ with its irresistible strains is just a taste of what’s to come.
Listen to ‘Deeper’ below.