duo consisting of Steve Spacek & Katalyst
Katalyst is Australian producer Ashley Anderson. His solo records have been released through his own Invada Records as well as Stones Throw. He runs the Invada label in Australia with with Portishead’s Geoff Barrow.
Steve Spacek originates from London yet landed in Sydney via LA. He has worked with the likes of J Dilla, Mos Def, Slum Village, Common and many more and is likened to classic soul singers Curtis Mayfield and Marvin Gaye and has been championed by everyone from Entertainment Weekly to Mos Def.
Their debut album Soul-Fi received critical acclaim both locally and internationally, nominated for an ARIA award and championed by taste makers such as Giles Pererson in the UK, Garth Trinidad on KCRW in LA, Tyler Askew in NYC, Andrew Jervis (Ubiquity) in San Fran to name just a few.
Since the release of Soul-Fi both Katalyst and Spacek have been busy with their solo careers as well as other collaborations.
With its roots in the world of modern soul, Wild World touches on many other genres of contemporary music, especially hip hop. Featured album vocalists include MC’s Guilty Simpson and Remi along with soul vocalist Natalie Slade.
About this track…
‘Say Something’ reflects on the crazy times we are living in. The exponential rate of change we are all witnessing and are a part of, as well as a nod to the beautiful and wonderful natural world we live in here on this planet.