Closely following his a-ha remix, tropical house boss Kygo checks in with a double dose of tracks–a blissful remix and a new original production–and still proves that he’s at the forefront of the rising mainstream subgenre. A metronome-style clockwork tick sets the folk pop-meets-dance groove of the remix for Of Monsters & Men’s year [...]
Anyone who lived in the ’80s remembers Take On Me, the ubiquitous 1985 hit single from Norwegian synthpop band a-ha. Fast-forward 30 years to present day, and fellow countryman and reigning tropical house kingpin Kygo has delivered a chilled-out, beachside remix. Singer Morten Harket’s timeless falsetto vocals still remain the highlight [...]
a-ha - Take On Me (Kygo Remix)
Norwegian tropical house kingpin Kygo is back with his first upload in four months, the lush, laid-back summer number Nothing Left. On his latest, Kygo makes a slight departure from his usual productions with a downtempo ballad that urges listeners to “start living your life or there will be nothing left for no one.” Featuring the [...]
Kygo feat. Will Heard - Nothing Left (Original Mix) [Sony]
Tropical house is so popular these days that Kygo can literally take over a hotel in Norway. No, we’re not kidding–the DJ/producer is partnering with the Scandic Ornen Hotel and Norway’s Bergenfest Festival to debut a Kygo-themed hotel experience during the festival’s dates of June 12-14. In a manner similar to Avicii’s 2013 and 2014 [...]
Tropical house superstar Kygo (pictured, right) had a special treat for Coachella festivalgoers–a copy of his brand-new collaboration with Dillon Francis (pictured, left). During his Sunday night performance, the Norwegian producer threw 20 special USB sticks into the crowd containing the remix of James Hersey’s Coming Over. The track [...]
James Hersey - Coming Over (Kygo & Dillon Francis Remix)
Kygo, the tropical house movement’s Norwegian leader, drops new visuals today for Stole The Show, his latest single. The Saman Kesh-directed video features an astronaut attending a fun and fanciful house party, at least until the authorities break things up. The video, which is presented by the 2015 YouTube Music Awards, matches the [...]
Norwegian breakout star Kygo releases his first official music video in the tale of romantic pursuit told over his track Firestone featuring Conrad Sewell. His first proper music video comes scored by his third original production and follows a man smitten by a mysterious beauty, wading through pool and party to find her before giving [...]
Kygo and Conrad go back to basics with an acoustic studio performance of their single Firestone. Recorded live at Atlantis Studios in Stockholm, the performance features Kygo replicating his tropical house melodies on the piano while Conrad belts out a captivating vocal addition. The video offers fans a possible glimpse of what is to [...]
With the release of his full-length debut album, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, 2014 was a busy year for LT3 favorite Dillon Francis. One look at his recently posted to-do list, and it’s clear that 2015 is shaping up to be even bigger. Dillon’s aptly named “SHIT TO DO, ASSHOLE” list includes both a remix and a collab with Kygo, a remix of [...]
UPDATE: Kygo has joined William Morris Endeavor, also known as WME. His booking will now be overseen by the US head of WME, Joel Zimmerman, who coincidentally shares the same name as one of his clients, deadmau5. LessThan3 has learned that tropical house superstar Kygo has been dropped by booking company AM Only as a result of [...]
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