Aaron Carmack also known as Mr. Carmack is a Hawaii-based producer blurring the distinction between Hip Hop and Dance Music in a progressive way that has even the most seasoned producers scratching their heads. Born and raised in San Francisco, Mr. Carmack is one of the most exciting new producer/performer talents currently bubbling up from the new DIY electronic music underground.
Currently based in Honolulu, Hawaii, over the last few years his peerless idiosyncratic beats have caught the attention of ears across the globe. Low-key and humble, he's been pushing his music through its strength alone, disregarding the cult of celebrity for something slower smoldering yet ultimately longer lasting. Disseminating his message/expression via single and EP releases through Soundcloud, Bandcamp and email blasts to crucial DJs and blogs.
Things reached an early peak for Mr. Carmack at the start of 2013 after achieving the #1 chart spot on Bandcamp twice with Bang, Vol. 3 and Life/Death. Releases through key labels Mad Decent's Jeffree's imprint, Soulection and Team Supreme started flowing, as well as the opportunity to perform live at Coachella and Low End Theory in Los Angeles. In the months since, Mr. Carmack's cult has grown, leading to acclaimed appearances across the globe, yet more perfectly pristine explorations of the spaces between synth-funk, trap, ambient and beats, and the opportunity to get into the studio with Pharrell, Djemba Djemba and Diplo.
“French horn, piano, drums, percussion, trumpet, bass, ukulele, guitar, melodica. Ableton, reason, protools, garageband, audacity, audition, max/msp. House, drum and bass, hip hop, trap, electro, complextro, progressive, backpack, bass, funk, synthpop, jazz, classical. Produce, mix, master, compose, arrange, edit, consult, review, and just be a fan. my life is music, and my work is reflective of my passion. i do not represent anyone, anything, or anyplace but myself. while you reach God, I will reach true understanding and knowledge through experience. neither are attainable, but hey, its the best i got.” - Mr. Carmack