Track Of The Week Hotel Garuda – “Blurry Eyes” Featuring RUNN
Hotel Garuda, composed of DJ/producer duo Manila Killa and Candleweather, have epitomized the DIY culture of modern dance music. Scaling the online tastemaker world with an array of remixes and remakes, their versatile sound has continued to beckon attention far beyond the music forums, accumulating more than 25 million streams on SoundCloud alone. Having garnered support from outlets as prestigious as Billboard, Harper’s Bazaar, and Complex, and pumping out official remixes for Lorde and Royksopp it comes as no surprise that the duet’s latest single is a striking, cross-genre framework that shines at the apex of dance music.
After a brief hiatus following their successful performance at Holy Ship! Hotel Garuda called on Illenium and Seven Lions collaborator RUNN to vocally round out the already technical production showcased in “Blurry Eyes.” The track combines distinct elements from an array EDM sub-genres resulting in a myriad of musical elements that work together to create a single, signature sound. “Blurry Eyes” presents itself with a sense of novelty- both familiar and far-out. The twosome’s acute attention to detail translates seamlessly in “Blurry Eyes,” as their meticulous production oscillates RUNN’s cheeky vocals with a sense of optimism. Innovative and welcoming, “Blurry Eyes,” is set to be a stand out single from Hotel Garuda.