With his headline Australian and New Zealand tour kicking off this week and a forthcoming slot at Splendour in the Grass, Dutch producer GANZ today shares the first remix of ‘Lightyears’ ft. MARIBELLE, reworked by Tasmanian upstart and tour support Akouo. Clocking over 200K streams online, the original track features Melbourne’s MARIBELLE and was premiered with international taste-making touchstone Anna Lunoe on Beats1.
The remix comes off the back of GANZ’s acclaimed 2016 GAO EP, featuring monumental collaboration, ‘Lone’ with What So Not and JOY. which topped the Hype Machine Charts, claimed a spot at the top of triple j’s most played chart for 5 consecutive weeks, and has been streamed over 3 million times online.
Joining GANZ on the road for the full run of Aus/NZ dates, Akouo’s 2014 EP Mesa charted at #1 in iTunes Electronic Chart, he has previously given remix treatments to the likes of SAFIA, Zhu, Gorgon City and #1 Dads, and is set to play Your Paradise Fiji this year.
GANZ TOUR DATES
Thu July 14 – The Helm, Sunshine Coast
Fri July 15 – Impala, Auckland
Sat July 16 – Fat Controller, Adelaide
Sun July 17 – Loco Cantina, Queenstown
Wed July 20 – The Back Bar, Hamilton
Fri July 22 – Oh Hello, Brisbane
Sun July 24 – Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay
Thu July 28 – Howler, Melbourne
Fri July 29 – Villa, Perth
Sat July 30 – Pacha, Sydney