[Article] Martin Garrix Talks About How His Collaboration With Clinton Kane Happened, New Music And Why The Police Shows Up At His House | 22 April 2020

Today Martin Garrix was on Celebrity Small Talk in radio show Smallzy’s Surgery. Regarding his collaboration with Australian-Filipino singer Clinton Kane, Martin Garrix told the story of how did he find him and how the collaboration could happened.

“A friend of mine pointed me into his direction. Basically it’s happened via Instagram. I started scrolling to his account and I heard some videos that he did. If you looked up on his Instagram he’s posting songs with him on the guitar, on the piano. I don’t know, he’s just such a unique voice. If there’s one thing I like a lot is when a voice really stands out and different than anything I’ve heard. So I reached out. We had the demo for Drown and he did an amazing job”

But the recording of the song didn’t go smoothly. Clinton was supposed to went to Amsterdam to finish the song but he had some passport issue and couldn’t enter the country twice. For the 3rd attempt, Martin sent his engineer to Philippines to record Clinton’s vocal but Taal Volcano erupted and the flight cancelled. Finally Clinton recorded his vocal in local studio and Martin Garrix met him for the first time on the day of music video shooting.

When he was asked about new music, Martin said that he currently writing a lot of songs on guitar and now mainly finishing a lot of ideas. He always want to finish a lot of songs but he was always touring so now he take the time that he need.

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