San Holo, born Sander van Dijck, seamlessly weaves his personal journey into his music. From punk and alt-rock roots that fueled his guitar prowess to emerging as a future bass pioneer during the Soundcloud era, his unique style and candid songwriting have captivated both fans and peers. His debut album marked his independent breakthrough, earning accolades from rock icons Rivers Cuomo and Tom Morello to fellow producer Porter Robinson.
Diving into what he dubs “existential dance music,” San Holo’s compositions serve as emotional narratives, inviting listeners to explore the human experience. His live performances, whether at renowned venues or festivals, forge intimate connections with fans who embody his “stay vibrant” philosophy of honesty and mutual support. Beyond the music, his collaboration with the Calm app for the “Stay Vibrant” mix series underscores his commitment to mental health advocacy. With this new album San Holo continues to redefine the boundaries of electronic music, inviting us all to join him on an introspective and vibrant sonic journey. San’s third-studio album, EXISTENTIAL DANCE MUSIC, is out on Sept 15th and his US tour starts Sept 27th.